Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Applied Instrumentation and Control

New developments in sensor technologies, instrument communication, networking and information processing offer many opportunities to enhance business performance through improved production, systems' optimisation and asset management; this programme, design in consultation with industry, provides a structured approach to the implementation of recent developments whilst maintaining a secure underpinning identified through many years of experience.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree 2.2 or equivalent qualification in a science or engineering subject from a British university or recognised overseas institution; or industrial experience in instrumentation and control (RPL); where English is not 1st language: IELTS 6.0 (no element less than 5.5).

Course modules

Modules include: Measurement theory and devices; professional practice; data acquisition and analysis; Control systems; measurement systems; distributed instrumentation; industrial case studies; industrial process systems; project/dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment will either be through 100 per cent coursework or a combination of coursework and written examination, depending on module content.

Sponsorship information

Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university; scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions are made on the basis of the information provided with the application forms.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 - 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

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Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8640