Imperial College London

Course Introduction

This course will introduce you to the major aspects of control theory and its application to the design of control systems, and you will develop your skills in use of the standard computer packages for control design. In response to the growing demands of the chemical, oil, aerospace, aeronautical, power and defence industries, control theory has developed into a well established body of knowledge that many engineers need to acquire. Additional areas of application include: industrial automation; robotics; mechanical systems; biomedical control; etc. Assessment methods are: Coursework software or hardware deliverable, Oral and poster presentations, Reports and Written examinations. Our MSc in Control Systems is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,250 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,250 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £31,250 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a minimum requirement of first-class degree in electrical/electronic engineering, or a related subject with a substantial electrical/electronic engineering component. The overall degree grade must be at least 75% overall.
  • International entry requirements: Students must achieve the College requirement in the appropriate English language qualification: Standard IELTS 6.5 overall (minimum 6.0 in all elements); Higher 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 in all elements).