Automation and Control, M.Sc. | Edinburgh Napier University | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12 months
17370 GBP/year
6720 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Gain the advanced knowledge necessary to devise innovative solutions and systems in the broad field of automation and control with this MSc in Automation and Control at the Edinburgh Napier University.

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Automation and control are important aspects of modern manufacturing and utility supply. Many manufacturing assembly lines and processes utilise programmable control systems.

It is essential to equip the prospective engineer in this field with the appropriate theoretical and practical knowledge. This MSc in Automation and Control  course from the Edinburgh Napier University  will extend your skills across essential areas in the field of automation and control.

You’ll use your existing knowledge of engineering theory and practice as the base to build new skills in this field such as embedded systems and control system design.


  • Automotive Industries
  • Automation and Control Industries
  • Renewable Energy Industries
  • Engineering Research
  • Engineering Design and Development
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Consultancy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Automation and Robotics 
  • Control Engineering 
  • Instrumentation Systems 
  • Mechatronic Systems 
  • Research Skills and Project Management 
  • Sustainable Energy Technologies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply all year round


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above, or equivalent. We look for applicants to have a background in a relevant engineering field such as electrical, electronics, electrical & electronics, automation, control or mechatronics in order to be eligible for the programme.
  • Other engineering degrees in the relevant subject will be considered for this programme.
  • We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.
  • We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17370 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6720 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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