Newcastle University

School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

Automation and Control


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme aims to provide 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 utilizing specific field buses.
You take four compulsory modules (60 credits), optional modules (30 credits), extended course work (10 credits) and an individual project with dissertation (80 credits).

Compulsory modules include: digital control; distributed control systems; industrial automation; and control systems. Optional modules include: digital signal processing; electric drives; computer vision and multimedia; power system operation and control; power electronics.

Assessment is by written examination (end of each semester), course work and a dissertation based on a project conducted in association with industry or one of the research groups.
You may study this programme over two years by taking a Preliminary Year, during which you complete: taught modules (60 credits); a study project (10 credits); extended course work on application and design (10 credits); an individual project (40 credits).


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