Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course Summary: Develop your knowledge and understanding of classical and modern control theory, industrial automation, systems analysis, design and simulation as well as robotics.
- Gain the ability to apply principles of modelling, classical and modern control concepts and controller design packages.
- Learn how to design and exploit automation and robotic systems in a range of manufacturing and industrial applications.
- Work alongside research staff from the Power, Electrical and Control Engineering, and Electronic Engineering Subject Groups and the Centre for Automation and Robotics Research (CARR) at Sheffield Hallam.
- laboratory sessions
- problem-based and practical activity-based sessions
- group and individual project work
- acting as mentors for new students
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. See the following modules list for further information: YEAR 1 (Compulsory Modules): Advanced Control Methods (15 Credits), Applicable Artificial Intelligence (15 Credits), Control Of Linear Systems (15 Credits), Industrial Automation (15 Credits), Project And Dissertation (60 Credits), and Robotics (15 Credits). YEAR 1 (Elective Modules): Digital Signal Processing (15 Credits), Machine Vision (15 Credits), Manufacturing Systems (15 Credits), Modern Electric Systems (15 Credits), Project And Quality Management (15 Credits), Sustainability, Energy And Environmental Management (15 Credits), and Systems On Chip (S.O.C.) Architectures And Prototyping (15 Credits).
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HOME & EU APPLICANTS: 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. QUALIFICATIONS FROM INDIA • a first-class BE in a relevant discipline or a good second-class BE with a strong performance in mechanical and manufacturing subjects. QUALIFICATIONS FROM CHINA • a four-year bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, with an overall average of at least 80 per cent or equivalent. QUALIFICATIONS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES • a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. ENGLISH LANGUAGE QUALIFICATIONS: 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.
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