University of Derby
Control and Instrumentation MSc
University of Derby

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

There is a growing demand for professionals who can harness latest technology to design and produce novel measurement and control systems.

  • 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 MSc is ideal for high-calibre individuals who want to specialise in control and instrumentation.

Assessment may take many forms: written work, presentations, contributions to online discussions, computer aided designs, laboratory assessments, in-company interviews, viva voce and time constraint exams

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Control and Instrumentation, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language 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 Fees Control and Instrumentation MSc

England UK £875
Northern Ireland £875
Scotland £875
Wales £875

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

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About University of Derby

The University of Derby is a publicly owned university located in the city of Derby, England. The university’s main campus is in Allestree, a suburbian zone in Derby itself, and is situated directly opposite the popular Markeaton Park where many students enjoy going for a walk in their free time.

Student composition of University of Derby

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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Where is this programme taught

Markeaton Street Campus
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