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A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All applicants are subject to interview.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
Months of entry
- Control systems – These govern, or regulate, how a process behaves over time. For example automobiles, aircraft, robotic arms and power grids are full of control systems which are needed for their safe and stable operation. Our research develops methods for computational optimal control, fault tolerant control, nonlinear control, fault diagnosis and state estimation. This enhances the operation and safety of processes and systems, for example in nuclear power plants, energy storage systems, autonomous aerial vehicles, and robotic prosthesis.
- Intelligent systems – This refers to the theory and application of systems that perceive, reason, learn, and act intelligently to achieve their objectives. We're exploring ways of using machine learning for autonomous driving, as well as anomaly detection in industrial systems, such as marine engines and trains.
- Signal and image processing – This is the theory and practice of algorithms and hardware that convert signals produced by artificial or natural means into a form that can be used for a specific purpose. We're addressing challenges and developing methods in the areas of digital signal processing, image and video compression, classification, analysis and processing, and speech.
Fees and funding
For further fee information please see https://www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/funding-your-research-degree
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time72 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Admissions team
- 023 9284 5566