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Industrial Control Engineering BEng (Hons)

In partnership with the University of Gloucestershire

Level: 6

Delivery Method: Full time

Typical Duration/length of course:  3 years

Fees: POA

Entry Requirements: 112 UCAS tariff points, BBC at A levels, DMM at BTEC or a Merit in your T-Level.


If you are using a combination of qualifications to achieve the required UCAS tariff points, they must either include at least 2 A levels, a BTEC or an equivalent qualification. 

English Language or Literature and Maths Grade 4/C in GCSE (or equivalent) are normally required.

Course Code: TBC

UCAS Code: H660


Course Overview:

This course will prepare you for a career as a modern engineer. You’ll explore the latest advances in digital technology, including the additional opportunities and risks they present. You’ll learn how these advances can be combined with traditional engineering to achieve new levels of automation, communication, monitoring and self-diagnosis. Known as Industry 4.0, this next phase of industrial development is leading to smart factories, advanced manufacturing and revolutionary changes to connected devices.

Organisations in the UK and worldwide are keen to benefit from these greater efficiencies, while also addressing the new cyber risks associated. As such, the industrial control skills you’ll gain on this course are increasingly in demand – in industries like oil and gas, petrochemicals, chemical engineering, manufacturing, research, transport and infrastructure.

To build your skills and knowledge you’ll study automation technology, operations and engineering design and management. You’ll explore innovative approaches to industrial control engineering – and understand how to apply them to solve the real-world problems that arise as Industry 4.0 continues to develop. The course has been designed to be accredited by Engineering Council through the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Institution of Mechanical Engineering (iMechE), and/or Energy Institute.

Industry Links:

You’ll have a strong focus on practical application of the skills and knowledge you gain. The course has been developed with the involvement of industry employers, and designed to be accredited by the Engineering Council through the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Institution of Mechanical Engineering (iMechE) and/or the Energy Institute.


  • Industrial control engineer

  • Integrated manufacturing engineer

  • Mechatronics engineer

  • Automation engineer

  • System engineer

  • Engineering management professional

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