Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Instrumentation and Control Engineering

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Course summary

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Summary: Instrumentation and control is a field applicable to many sectors of industry. It enables efficient and safe automatic control of large-scale continuous processes including nuclear power stations, oil refineries and chemical plants down to smaller batch operations such as manufacturing centres, breweries and other food production facilities. Course details: The North East is a major centre for industries constantly seeking well-qualified engineering graduates, and this degree programme takes full advantage of the University's location by providing you with significant practical elements and opportunity to engage with industry. Teesside University is a natural choice for students aiming high and seeking a solid base of engineering knowledge and skills from which to climb the career ladder. The programme is built around a pair of discipline-based threads - measurement systems and control systems. These threads form the basis of the majority of modules that run through all three years of the programme. The other modules, such as the mathematics, skills and project modules, support these threads and provide a more rounded and industrially relevant educational experience. After the course: You can work in a wide range of industries - oil and gas, manufacturing and environmental agencies. You can be involved in activities such as designing and maintaining multimillion-pound chemical plants and manufacturing plants; developing advanced measurement and control systems; and environmental analysis and monitoring, and contribute to almost every area of modern manufacturing, service and financial industries. Graduates from this programme have found employment worldwide in a range of industrial and contracting companies including ABB, BASF, BNFL, Honeywell, Tioxide, Kavaerner, Sabic and Huntsman.

Course details

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment method

The programme provides a number of contact teaching and assessment hours (lectures, tutorials, laboratories, projects, examinations). You are also expected to spend time on your own - this self-study time is to review lecture notes, prepare course work assignments, work on projects and revise for assessments. One module in each year of your study involves a compulsory one-week block delivery period. This intensive problem-solving week, provides you with an opportunity to focus your attention on particular problems and enhance your team-working and employability skills. Your course involves a range of types of assessment including coursework assignments, laboratory work, presentations and tests.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Engineering and Technology, Institution of
  • Engineering Council

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH660
Institution code T20
Campus nameTeesside University
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 112 points Tariff points may be from any combination of recognised level 3 qualifications including mathematics.
A level At least two A levels including grade C in mathematics.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Distinction, Merit, Merit in an appropriate discipline including merit in further mathematics.
Access to HE Diploma Engineering - with merit in at least 24 level 3 credits including mathematics.
Scottish Higher Including grade D in higher level mathematics.
Scottish Advanced Higher Including grade D in higher level mathematics.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) At least five subjects studied at higher level, including grade B (H2 if awarded after 2016) in mathematics.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 You are expected to have at least Level 2 literacy and numeracy skills, typically, GCSEs in English language and mathematics at grade 4 (or C) or passes in level 2 Functional Skills.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK/EU here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education office: gov.uk/student-finance.
Instrumentation and Control Engineering at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS