MSc Advanced Control and Systems Engineering with Extended Research / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2020

Academic entry qualification overview

This course has now closed to International applicants for 2020 entry. International applications for 2021 entry will be accepted from October 2020. For Home / EU applications for 2020 entry, please contact pgt-eee@manchester.ac.uk / 0161 3064822.

We require a good Upper Second Class Honours degree or international equivalent in an electrical and electronic engineering discipline. Candidates from other scientific disciplines are encouraged to apply, provided they can demonstrate strength in mathematics and other suitable subjects such as dynamics, signals and systems, or classical control.

To progress to the second year of this course, we usually require performance at Distinction level. Students who do not meet the criteria for progression to the second year will instead graduate with the one-year Advanced Control & Systems Engineering MSc or an alternative appropriate qualification.

When assessing your academic record, we take into account your grade average with particular emphasis on relevant course units and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.

English language

You will need to be able to demonstrate competency in the English language and if you do not already possess a recognised English language qualification will need a test such as:

  • IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no sub-test of less than 6.0
  • TOEFL IBT score of 90 overall with no sub-test of less than 22 (please note that we do not accept 'My Best' score reports)
  • Pearson PTE score of 58 overall with no sub-test of less than 50

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.