This programme enables graduate engineers to develop the advanced knowledge of control systems simulation and modelling. The programme incorporates a range of specialist areas including image processing and mathematical modelling, suitable for a wide range of industrial applications. At the end of your studies you will be able to plan and implement a major engineering project, and will have experience of developing and adapting a range of computer-based control techniques.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this programme have successfully moved to careers in systems engineering, or higher study in the UK, Europe and the USA. However a number have also embarked on careers in business, management and finance.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee Not specified
Credits 180 for Masters, 120 for PGDip, 60 for PGCert
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

The programme will be delivered across two semesters of 15 weeks duration for the taught modules of the full-time mode of study, with the project dissertation being completed during the following semester A or B or the Summer Vacation. The part-time provision will span two academic years for the taught modules and followed by the project dissertation. UK students opting for the part-time mode of study can accumulate credits over a longer period of time and can obtain the MSc award in no more than six years.

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find English courses on Language Learning Portal.

CAE score
180(Grade C)


Minimum 2.2 degree (or equivalent) in electrical, electronic or mechanical engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics. Applicants without this qualification will be assessed on an individual basis in light of their professional and academic experience

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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