24 months
26200 GBP/year
13000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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In this Advanced Control and Systems Engineering (with Industry) programme from University of Sheffield, you'll gain a solid grounding in systems and control engineering while learning about the latest developments in your chosen specialisation. The 12-month work placement and training in research skills prepares you for a career in industry or research. 

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This version of our Advanced Control and Systems Engineering (with Industry) course at University of Sheffield includes a 12-month work placement. In the first year, you’ll take basic and advanced modules. In the second year, you’ll put your knowledge and skills to work.

Key Features  

  • We’ll give you training in research skills. You’ll carry out an extended research project with a dissertation. 
  • You’ll also write a report and give a presentation based on your work placement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Control Systems
  • State-Space, Optimal Control and Nonlinear Systems
  • Signal Processing and Estimation
  • Embedded Systems and Rapid Control Prototyping 
  • Managing Engineering Projects and Risk
  • Design Innovation Toolbox

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll be an engineering, mathematics or science honours graduate with a 2: 1 degree. You’ll also need to have excellent mathematical notation and basic computer programming skills. 
  • You’ll need to provide a statement about your proposed work placement.
  • Overall IELTS score of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26200 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • Home (annual fee) : £13,000 In Year 1, £2,600 in Year 2
  • Overseas (annual fee) : £26,200 In Year 1, £5,240 in Year 2

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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