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Study Mode Full-time
Year of Entry 2019/20
MSc

Automation Control and Robotics

Full-time Engineering

Develop your knowledge and understanding of classical and modern control theory, industrial automation, systems analysis, design and simulation as well as robotics.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £7,200 for the course
International: £13,500 for the course
How long will I study? 1 Year / 16 Months
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September, January

How you learn

Course leaders and tutors

Dr Xu Xu
Dr Xu Xu
Senior Lecturer in Control Systems Engineering

Staff profile for Dr Xu Xu, Senior Lecturer in Control Systems Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University.

Accreditation

This course is currently seeking accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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Entry requirements

All students

Home and EU students

Normally one from

• an honours degree (2.2 or above) in a science or engineering subject,

• suitable professional qualifications in an engineering field

• a degree in any discipline containing aspects relevant to automation and control engineering , plus at least one year of appropriate industrial experience

• a diploma in a technological area, with at least three years of relevant experience

You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

International students

India

• a first class BE in a relevant discipline, or a good second class BE with a strong performance in mechanical and manufacturing subjects

China

• a four year Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline, with an overall average of at least 80 per cent or equivalent

Other countries

• a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject

Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English.

If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Advanced Control Methods Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Applicable Artificial Intelligence Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Control Of Linear Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Industrial Automation Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Project And Dissertation Credits: 60.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Robotics Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Computer Networks Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Digital Signal Processing Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Machine Vision Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Manufacturing Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Microprocessor Engineering Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Project And Quality Management Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Software Engineering Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Sustainability, Energy And Environmental Management Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Systems On Chip (Soc) Architectures And Prototyping Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £7,200 for the course.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,500 for the course.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

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