Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Automation, Control and Robotics

Study a course that develops your knowledge and understanding of classical and modern control theory, industrial automation, systems analysis, design and simulation as well as robotics. Automation, control and robotics are pervasive enabling technologies found in almost every modern technical system, particularly in manufacturing and production. They combine the diverse and rapidly expanding disciplines of automation, control, mechanics, software and signal processing.

Entry requirements

Normally 1 from: An Honours degree (2.2 or above) in a science or engineering; a suitable professional qualifications in an engineering; an Honours degree in any discipline containing aspects relevant to automation and control engineering , plus at least 1 year of appropriate industrial; a diploma in a technological area, with at least 3 years of relevant experience. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English.

Course modules

All years: Industrial automation; control of linear systems; advanced control methods; robotics; computer networks; applicable artificial intelligence; plus 2 chosen from; software engineering; project and quality management; sustainability, energy and environmental management; machine vision; digital signals processing; manufacturing systems; project and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 3,100 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences
Telephone number: 
0114 225 6777