Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Automation and Control

Automation and control are important aspects of modern manufacturing and utility supply. Many manufacturing assembly lines and processes utilise programmable control systems, e.g. robotic systems. As a result, it is essential to equip the prospective engineer in this field with the appropriate skills. This course will extend your skills into several essential areas in the field of automation and control.

Entry requirements

Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent. We look for applicants to have a background in a relevant engineering field such as electrical, electronics, mechanical, automation or control in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.

Course modules

Trimester 1: sustainable energy technologies, embedded system applications, automation and robotics. Trimester 2: research skills and project management, control engineering, mechatronic systems. Trimester 3: MSC project dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Craiglockhart Campus Edinburgh EH14 1DJ Scotland

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