Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Control Systems

The course covers dynamical system modelling; control system design and analysis; providing a foundation for specialist studies in the control area, and for work in industrial control.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in an engineering subject or in mathematics, physics or computer science; applicants with other qualifications deemed suitable for study may also be considered; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Course modules

Modules include: Control engineering; design of linear multivariable control systems; discrete-time systems and computer control; (non-linear systems): stability and control of non-linear systems; discrete-event systems; (mathematics and optimisation): mathematics for signals and systems; optimisation; (on-line control using optimisation): predictive control (stochastic modelling and control): probability and stochastic processes; systems identification and adaptive control; estimation and fault detection; (modelling and control): modelling and control of multi-body mechanical systems; power system control, measurement and protection; (additional topics) topics in control systems, a course covering 5 topical subjects; 1 control-related course selected from a specified subset of MEng lectures.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 27,100 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7594 6166