Taught course

Automation, Control and Robotics

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

Entry requirements

Home and EU students 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 International students India • a first class BE in a relevant discipline, or a good second class BE with a strong performance in mechanical and manufacturing subjects China • a four year Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline, with an overall average of at least 80 per cent or equivalent Other countries • 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. International and European entry qualifications If 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.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Study a course that develops your knowledge and understanding of classical and modern control theory, industrial automation, systems analysis, design and simulation as well as robotics. It gives you the opportunity to work alongside research staff from the Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering Group and the Centre for Automation and Robotics Research (CARR) at Sheffield Hallam. Optional modules also enable you to tailor the course to your interests and career needs.

• Work alongside staff from the Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering Group and the Centre for Automation and Robotics Research (CARR).
• Choose two optional modules to suit your interests and career path.
• Develop your knowledge and understanding of industrial automation control systems engineering and robotics.
• Complete a major research-based project, which can be focused on an area of your interest.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 to 18 months months
part time
36 months months

Course contact details

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