MSc Advanced Control and Systems Engineering / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

Career opportunities

Our graduates therefore have excellent employment prospects, and have gone on to become: 

  •  Project Manager;

  • Consultant Engineer;

  • Electrical Engineer;

  • Senior Process Control Engineer;

  • Control Engineer

And our graduates have secured roles in organisations such as: 

  • Thales;

  • Accenture;


  • Multivista Global Pvt. Ltd.;

  • KBR (UK) Limited

In 2018 we celebrated the 50th anniversary of our MSc course. In that time graduates of the course have achieved top ranking industrial and academic positions in their home countries, in the UK, and around the world.

Graduates from the course are employed in a variety of industries, including process and petrochemical industries, manufacturing, power generation and the automotive and aerospace sectors. Recently there has been a surge in demand for control engineers in the field of biomedicine. More generally feedback control and systems engineering skills play an important part, in an ever-widening range of high-tech applications.

The MSc can also be used as a springboard for postgraduate research.

Careers Service

We are committed to helping you get the best start after graduation, that's why The University of Manchester's  award-winning Careers Service  will continue to support you two years after graduation. 

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Blog

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Accrediting organisations

This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer.