Automation and Control MSc

12 months full time


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £6,000
International: full time £15,490

More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

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 utilising specific field buses.

Based within the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, assessment is by written examination at the end of each semester. Coursework and a dissertation is based on a project conducted in association with one of the School's research groups.


Find out more detailed information about the programme modules

+Entrance Requirements

A second-class BEng Honours degree, or international equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering, computer engineering, or a related subject such as mechanical engineering, physics, communications or information and control engineering.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 79 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 54 or equivalent.  

Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

Visit the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering website for information about scholarships.

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.

Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.

+Further Information

For further information please contact:
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6154

Subject Overview

This programme in within the subject area of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.