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14700 GBP/year
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About

This distinctive Control and Instrumentation programme from University of Derby develops all the skills and knowledge you need to excel in a rapidly changing field of electrical and electronic engineering.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

  • Choose a highly regarded masters course accredited by the Institute of Measurement and Control
  • Take your first steps towards Chartered Engineer status: this programme covers all the educational requirements you need
  • Gain the ideal preparation for senior roles in areas such as automotive, aerospace, petrochemical, scientific or manufacturing applications
  • Enjoy vital industry insights with visits to major companies
  • Undertake practical projects underpinned by latest research
  • Learn from experienced and supportive tutors who will help you to reach your full potential
  • Employable graduates – we’re ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities and 12th for English institutions with 96.9% of graduates in work or further study within six months of completing their degree: HESA 2016

Offering a practical and dynamic learning experience, this Control and Instrumentation programme from University of Derby is ideal for high-calibre individuals who want to specialise in control and instrumentation. 

Careers

When you graduate, you will be skilled and knowledgeable in many areas sought after by employers across sectors including the motor vehicle, manufacturing, aerospace and petrochemical industries.

There is currently a shortage of staff who can understand and apply current technology to design and produce novel measurement and control systems. This opens up many opportunities for high-calibre professionals, including rapid progression to senior roles.  

Career opportunities include:

  • Engine health monitoring engineer
  • Electronic control systems consultant
  • Electrical operations manager
  • Chief design engineer
  • Electronics hardware design engineer
  • Project coordinator/engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods: Application and Evaluation
  • Intelligent Instrumentation Systems
  • Embedded System Design
  • Environmental Risk and Responsibility
  • CPD and Strategic Management
  • Modern Control System Design

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Derby and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

You'll normally need an appropriate engineering or science undergraduate degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent, professional qualification, or significant industrial or professional experience following your initial qualification.

If English is not your first language, you'll also need an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

UK students: £875 per 20 credits (Full-time/Part-time)

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 
  • Our new EU Transition Bursary offers financial support to our European students. If you normally reside in the EU and are starting your undergraduate or postgraduate taught course in September or January , you could be eligible for this reduction in your tuition fees. If you have home fee status or have EU settled or pre-settled status in the UK, you are not eligible for international scholarships but you may be eligible for the Derby Achievement Scholarship. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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