University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Automatic Control Systems and Engineering

Students concentrate on a single substantial thesis within 1 of the core research areas: intelligent systems and control: intelligent systems modelling and control systems design; evolutionary computing; optimisation and decision support; intelligent fault handling; neural fuzzy systems; machine learning; learning control; nonlinear systems: signal processing and control; nonlinear systems (modelling; identification; analysis and design); signal processing and complex systems; space systems data modelling and instrumentation; adaptive signal processing; nonlinear control systems design.

Entry requirements

Good Master's degree, or a 1st Class Honours degree or equivalent, from an approved institution in an appropriate engineering or science subject. Applicants with other qualifications or experience are considered.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
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0114 222 5250