Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Automation and Control

This course provides relevant training to engineering graduates who wish to pursue a career in fields such as: intelligent manufacturing; production units and distributed control systems; or in general advanced control applications. It covers the latest information on advanced control methods as well as focusing on systems integration utilising specific field buses.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 BEng Honours degree, or international equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering, computer engineering, or a related subject such as mechanical engineering, physics, communications or information and control engineering; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0, or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Industrial automation, robotics and artificial intelligence; distributed control systems; advanced control systems; state space analysis and controller design; coursework; electrical power and control project; individual project. Optional modules: Signal processing and estimation; advanced multimedia systems; power electronics; control of electric drives; power systems operation.


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

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6154