Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Applied Process Control

This programme provides an understanding of the industrial processes, the potential of modern control theory, and how to implement methodologies in an effective manner.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree (BEng or BSc), or equivalent, in engineering or a pure applied science subject. Applicants with relevant industrial experience will be considered on an individual basis; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 for each sub-section), or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Control of unit operations; optimisation; matlab computing and research methodology; statistical process control; data analysis and reconciliation for control; process control laboratory; modelling and simulation; applied process control dissertation; process control 3 � robust control; process control 4 � digital control; process control 5 � model based control; process control 6 � non linear control; instrumentation and measurement; mathematical modelling in engineering.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,265 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PgDip Full-time £ 4,170 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 4,170 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6362