12 months
18250 GBP/year
10600 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Control, Automation and Artificial Intelligence course at Coventry University covers three specialist pathways within the field of control systems engineering, which feature a balance between theoretical and practical content and is therefore designed for graduates in engineering or science. 

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Is your undergraduate degree in engineering, mathematics or science? An accredited MSc in Control, Automation and Artificial Intelligence can help you to develop skills that would be beneficial in almost every engineering field from automotive, aircraft industry, power and energy, automation, process industry including oil and gas, food and drink, pharmaceutical industry and many others.

Control engineering is a means of managing and measuring performance of process systems in areas from power plants and nuclear reactors to construction companies and manufacturing. The principles of control also extend in activities as diverse as managing risk in the financial sector to studying climate change within science.

Career prospects 

Successful completion of our Master’s degree in Control, Automation and Artificial Intelligence course at Coventry University   could provide you with skills applicable for industries including automotive, aerospace, process/chemical industries, manufacturing, robotics and automation, finance and banking.

There are also opportunities in research and development across a wide variety of these industrial and commercial sectors.

The course also provides opportunities to develop careers in academia or to continue to pursue research degrees at MPhil/PhD level. It is possible to take individual modules on a continuing professional development (CPD) basis initially and then to register for a programme leading to a postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma.


Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linear Control Systems Analysis and Design
  • Programming and Simulation for Control
  • System Identification and Parameter Estimation
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Optimisation and Adaptive Control
  • Data Acquisition and Embedded Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply to this course you should have a minimum 2:2 honours degree in an appropriate engineering discipline such as Mechanical, Automotive, Motorsport, or Aerospace Engineering.

  • However, entry qualifications are flexible and applications are welcomed from other technical disciplines, mature candidates and those with industrial experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK: £10,600 | £4,000 (Work placement option additional fee) per year 
  • International: £18,250 | £4,000 (Work placement option additional fee) per year

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 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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