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Course summary

Advanced robotics is progressing the capabilities of control systems. Enrich your engineering degree by developing a focused, integrated and critically aware understanding of control systems engineering theory, policy and practice with our MSc Advanced Control Systems postgraduate degree. Designed to equip you with specialist knowledge, our course takes you on a practical exploration of control applications, including industrial control (SCADA), intelligent control, flight control and robotic control. Delivered by a research-led team with strong industry focus, you will have the opportunity to complete activities using robotics and engineering facilities.

  • Gain a critical awareness and understanding of current problems in control engineering
  • Learn how to deal with complex issues both systematically and creatively
  • Make sound judgments in the absence of complete data
  • Communicate your conclusions clearly to specialist and non-specialists

Modules

Modules include: Automation and robotics; instrumentation and control; artificial intelligence; flight dynamics and control; operations techniques and management; MSc project and dissertation.

Assessment method

Assessment is based on 35 percent examinations; 65 per cent coursework (labs, reports, dissertation).


Entry requirements

Typically a minimum of 2:2 honours degree with significant numerate content comparable to first degrees in engineering


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).

Advanced Control Systems at University of Salford - UCAS