Control and Signal Processing

Study mode:Part-time Languages: English Duration:12 months
Local:$ 6.96k / 1 Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 21.3k / 1 Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:991

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To provide the knowledge and skills required of a professional engineer to design control and signal processing systems for complex embedded systems. The course includes modules on advanced control theory and digital signal processing, and also covers the latest software techniques for implementing these technologies on a range of high-performance applications.

Teaching and Assessment Methods
Modules are taught using lectures and seminar sessions and are supported by a range of structured practical and laboratory work. Performance in modules is assessed by means of open and closed examination papers and a range of continuously assessed work. All MSc students are required to produce a dissertation including the results obtained in the individual project module.

Duration and mode of study
The course can be taken full or part-time. The full-time MSc lasts one year or the Postgraduate Diploma nine months. The courses can be taken part-time over a period of up to four years.

Course Modules
As well as completing an individual project, students will take the following courses:

* Matlab and CAD
* Individual Project
* Modelling and Classification of Data
* High-reliability Embedded Systems
* Robust Control
* Design of Discrete Systems
* Real-time Signal Processing
* Non-Linear Control
* Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

Entry RequirementsA first or good second class honours degree in a relevant subject or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent.English Language RequirementsApplicants whose first language is not English, and who have not lived in a country where the first language is English for at least three years immediately before the start of their course, need to satisfy the University´s English language requirement. * From students who take IELTS (the British Council´s International English Language Testing System), we look for an overall score of 6.0 or above for courses in Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Mathematics and Physics and Astronomy, and 6.5 or above for all other courses. * From students who take TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), we look for 575/233/90* or above for courses in Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Mathematics and Physics and Astronomy, and 600/250/100* for all other courses. (*Scores for paper-based/computer-based/internet-based versions of TOEFL) As well as the internationally-known IELTS and TOEFL tests, the University also accepts many other English language qualifications.The English Language Programme for International StudentsIf you do not yet meet our English requirements we can help you to improve your English to the necessary standard. The University´s English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help campus-based students with the English you need for your studies. English Language Requirements CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B)
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