Research course

Control and Systems Engineering

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
Qualifications
MRes

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Entry requirements

First class honours degree (or equivalent).

Alternatively, you might be an experienced professional, thinking about updating your knowledge of the subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

During your MRes, you’ll pursue a research topic of your choice alongside learning in taught modules. You’ll specialise in an area of Control and Systems Engineering that you are passionate about.

There are a wide range of research areas for you to study. Working with your project leader, you’ll learn vital research techniques that will help you to succeed in a career in research, such as collating data, report writing and presentation skills.

Research is an exciting career path which will open the door to working in R&D jobs or in academia. Our academics work on a range of research in their specific areas, often working alongside top industry professionals and research leaders across the globe.

You’ll also attend lectures to develop an advanced understanding of Control and Systems Engineering, which you’ll apply to your year long project. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside MSc Advanced Control and Systems Engineering students during your studies.

Alongside your year-long research project you’ll also take modules to ensure you develop an understanding of modern control theory and practice.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
pgtacse@sheffield.ac.uk