Taught course

Automation Control and Robotics

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Science

Entry requirements

Normally one from

• an honours degree (2.2 or above) in a science or engineering subject,

• suitable professional qualifications in an engineering field

• a degree in any discipline containing aspects relevant to automation and control engineering , plus at least one year of appropriate industrial experience

• a diploma in a technological area, with at least three years of relevant experience

You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

    • Learn the latest theories and applications of automation, control and robotics.
    • Explore leading-edge technologies, processes and systems.
    • Enhance your professional skills through real-life projects..
    • Apply principles of modelling, control concepts and controller design packages.
    • On this course you’ll learn how to design and exploit automation and robotic systems in a range of manufacturing and industrial applications. You’ll cover a wide range of core engineering subjects – including industrial automation, robotics, artificial intelligence, and control systems – preparing you to apply them to any modern engineering industry.

Information for international students

a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject

Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English.

If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.

f you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-16 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Science
+44 (0)114 225 5555