Advanced Control and Systems Engineering (with Industry) MSc(Eng)

The University of Sheffield

Key information

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    2 (Computer Science)
  • Research Quality

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    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

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    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Science

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Course Summary

This version of our flagship course includes a 12-month work placement. In the first year, you’ll take basic and advanced modules. In the second year, you’ll put your knowledge and skills to work.

We’ll give you training in research skills. You’ll carry out an extended research project with a dissertation. You’ll also write a report and give a presentation based on your work placement.

Students are expected to find your own placement, but there is plenty of help and advice from University staff both within the department and through the University’s Careers Service. After finding a placement, you will work with tutors to ensure this is the right choice for you so that you get the most of your time in industry.

Students on the MSc Advanced Control and Systems Engineering with Industry Placement are looking to gain experience in real-world situations. They will be wanting the opportunity to work for a year in industry. You will be passionate about the use of Control and Systems Engineering infrastructures to transform the way we live and want to gain valuable work experience whilst studying as Masters qualification.

Applicants are required to have good communication skills and have a good grasp of English (if they wish to go on placement in the UK) or the language spoken in the country of their placement. Ideal applicants will have some experience of working in the sector they are interested in – whether that is voluntary or through extra-curricular projects or activities.

Due to working in industry, students must be able to work well under pressure and be able to adapt to new situations and environments. They will have good organisation skills and be able to prioritise their workload. Typically, placements are paid for so you will earn a wage during while working in industry.


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  • Laboratory work
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  • Exams
  • Coursework assignments
  • Project dissertation

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£12,250 per year

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Due to inflation, the fee for Home/EU students could also increase after your first year of study.

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About this University

The University of Sheffield is a leading Russell Group university, founded over 100 years ago. It is renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of its research-led learning and teaching; and famous for its vibrant student social life in a unique city.


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