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Control and Instrumentation Engineering, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
This four year integrated undergraduate Masters course at Bangor University will prepare you for work as a professional electronic engineer specializing in Control and Instrumentation Engineering. Control and Instrumentation lies at the heart of many modern industries, from Nuclear and Renewable power generation to all sorts of manufacturing industries. 


During the course you will gain extensive practical experience to ensure that you develop sound practical skills as well as a thorough theoretical knowledge. On this degree you will study both general aspects of electronic engineering and more specialized modules.

Why choose Bangor University for this course?
  • The School recently received a 96% student satisfaction rating (National Student Survey 2016).
  • We have a long history of expertise in electronic engineering and now offer a particularly rich range of modules.
  • We have a strong research base in optoelectronics, communications, microelectronics, bioelectronics and materials science, and organic and plastic electronics.
  • You will be taught by staff who are experienced engineers and who maintain links with industry to ensure that courses reflect recent developments.
  • The School has strong ties with the electrical power generation industry, who played an important part in the design of this course.
  • Students may be eligible for School of Electronic Engineering Scholarships of up to £1500. There are also other scholarships and bursaries available, including the Drapers' Bursary. Contact the admissions tutor for more details.
  • We offer you the opportunity to spend a year working in industry between the second and third years. Individual projects are often carried out in collaboration with a company - providing you with advantages when seeking employment.
  • Our School is a lively community with well-equipped laboratories, networked computers using industry-standard software and its own reference library.
  • We anticipate this new degree scheme will be accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in due course- if so, you will gain exemption from the admission examinations enabling you to apply for membership and, after a period of post-graduation experience, become a Chartered Engineer. It is also recognized by the European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI).
  • There is likely to be a high demand from employers in the power generation, power distribution and manufacturing sectors for graduates who have completed this course.
Opportunities at Bangor

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The Control and Instrumentation Engineering programme is offered at Bangor University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Circuit Design
  • Circuit Theory
  • Computer Architecture
  • Digital Circuits and Design 1
  • Electronics Lab 1 (20 credits)
  • Imperative Programming in C
  • Maths 2
  • Maths 3
  • Object Oriented Programming in Java
  • Professional Perspectives

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120-128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


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  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score:
Recommended score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • 128-120 tariff points including a level 3 qualification* in Maths and Physics (at grade C) or Electrical /Electronic Engineering. *Level 3 qualifications include A levels, BTEC, Access, Irish Highers, International Baccalaureate, Welsh Baccalaureate, Scottish Advanced Highers and others – for a full list, please refer to the new UCAS tariff at 
  • We also welcome applications from mature applicants, individuals with European qualifications and international applicants (subject to minimum English language requirements).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    11200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5600 GBP per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    11200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5600 GBP per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bangor

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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