Entry requirements

A 2:2 BEng honours degree, or international equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, communications or information and control engineering.

Months of entry


Course content

The Automation and Control MSc prepares you for a career as a design or development engineer in control and automated systems.

About this course

The Automation and Control MSc covers all the major disciplines in automation and control. It includes the in-depth study of:

  • advanced control systems
  • industrial automation technologies
  • systems integration
  • distributed control systems
  • field bus protocols.

You’ll also develop skills in research and knowledge acquisition to provide the foundation for further study.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements:

To study this course you need to meet our Band 1 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page in our online Prospectus.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Engineering
+44 (0) 191 208 6154