Taught course

Advanced Control Systems

University of Salford · School of Science, Engineering and Environment

Entry requirements

Typically a minimum of 2:2 honours degree with significant numerate content comparable to first degrees in engineering.

This course is recommended for engineering graduates seeking a career in the automation and control sector, or practicing control systems engineers who want to extend their skills.

Months of entry


Course content

Advanced robotics is progressing the capabilities of control systems. Enrich your engineering degree by developing a focused, integrated and critically aware understanding of control systems engineering theory, policy and practice with our MSc Advanced Control Systems postgraduate degree.

Designed to equip you with specialist knowledge, our course takes you on a practical exploration of control applications, including industrial control (SCADA), intelligent control, flight control and robotic control. Delivered by a research-led team with strong industry focus, you will have the opportunity to complete activities using robotics and engineering facilities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations35
Written coursework / continuous assessment65

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)161 295 4545