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.
Fully accredited by both the Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), this Control Engineering course from Coventry University is one of three specialist pathways within the field of control systems engineering, which feature significant mathematics and computing content and are therefore designed for graduates in engineering or science.
If you wish to embark on a career as a technical specialist in analytical aspects of control engineering or if you are a practising engineer looking to stay abreast of important advances and developments, you may want to consider this course.
Successful completion of our Master’s degrees in Control Engineering and Systems and Control 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.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
1-2 years part-time
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to First Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
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).
You should have a first degree (or equivalent) in any engineering or physical science subject with a good mathematical content.
Candidates with relevant industrial experience may be allowed entry to the course provided their experience can be taken in lieu of formal qualifications.
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