College of Engineering and Technology

University of Derby

Control and Instrumentation

This course will focus on advanced aspects of control and instrumentation, alongside broader engineering topics. Students will deepen their knowledge of control and instrumentation while addressing current engineering issues and technological advances across a broad spectrum of subjects. The optional modules allow students to develop their expertise in related topics, such as embedded systems and industrial electronics. These will be supported by studies in research methods and advanced management theories.

Entry requirements

Engineering or science Honours degree (2.2 or above) or equivalent; an equivalent professional qualification, or industrial or professional experience. Students whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules: research methods: application and evaluation; intelligent instrumentation systems; embedded system design; CPD and strategic management; modern control system design; industrial electronics; negotiated technical module; independent engineering scholarship.

Assessment methods

Assessment may take many forms: written work, presentations, contributions to online discussions, computer aided designs, laboratory assessments, in-company interviews, viva voce and time constraint exams.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 EUR 495 per Module (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 495 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 495 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 495 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 495 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,260 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 495 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 495 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 495 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 495 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 EUR 495 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 495 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 495 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 11,260 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 EUR 495 per Module (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 495 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 495 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 EUR 495 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 495 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 495 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 495 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 495 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus Derby DE22 1GB East Midlands
Markeaton Street Campus Derby DE22 3AW East Midlands

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Key information

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Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01332 591167