MSc. Applied Instrumentation and Control

About this program (In Affiliation with Glasgow Caledonian University, UK)
(Degree Awarded by Glasgow Caledonian University, UK)

MSc in Applied Instrumentation and Control is now offered at the College of Engineering, National University, in academic affiliation with Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), UK. This masters degree awarded by GCU provides students with specialized education in the area of Instrumentation and Control embedded with creative, technical and practical skills to meet the current and future demand of the industry. Further, the curriculum has been designed in consultation with industry professionals, and it covers recent development in measurement and control, controller design, data acquisition and analysis, measurement systems and networking, condition monitoring and fault diagnosis. The program also nurtures independent thinking and creativity that prepares the graduates to pursue research and business development activities. The graduates of this programme will find job opportunities in a wide range of industries including oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, electronics and telecommunication, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and biomedical industries.

Awards

  • Students who a complete a minimum of 120 credits will be awarded Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Instrumentation and Control awarded by Glasgow Caledonian University, UK, at National University, College of Engineering campus, Sultanate of Oman.
  • Students who complete 180 credits will be awarded Master of Science in Applied Instrumentation and Control awarded by Glasgow Caledonian University, UK, at National University, College of Engineering campus, Sultanate of Oman.

Entry requirements

  • A 4 years Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (with a minimum of 2nd class or equivalent GPA) in following Engineering discipline directly related to the programme are eligible for admission: Electronics and Instrumentation, Electrical Engineering, Process Engineering, Mechatronics engineering.
  • Applicants with the Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Electronic and communication, Computer, Petroleum and Environmental engineering and Geophysics etc.. are also considered case by case, if they have relevant work experience of not less than 3 years.
  • Experienced students with diploma or advanced diploma will also be considered as per the MoHE regulations.
  • Proficiency in English language equivalent to IELTS band 6 (with a minimum of no less than 5.5 in each element) OR a minimum TOEFL rating of 550 or equivalent.

What will you study?

Semester 1
Course Name Credit hours
Measurement Theory and Devices 15
Data Acquisition and Analysis 15
Total Credit Hours 30
Semester 2
Course Name Credit hours
Distributed Instrumentation 15
Industrial case studies 15
Total Credit Hours 30
Semester 3
Course Name Credit hours
Measurement Systems 15
Professional Practice 15
Total Credit Hours 30
Semester 4
Course Name Credit hours
Control Systems 15
Industrial Process Systems 15
Total Credit Hours 30
Exit with PG Diploma
Semester 5
Course Name Credit hours
Project 60
Total Credit Hours 60
Exit with MSc Degree (Total 180 Credits Part-Time)

Contact Details

For administration related inquiries:
Ms Mabahij Saif Al Hadi
Deputy Manager
MSc Admissions & Marketing
Tel: +968 24536165 Ext 213
Mobile +968 79161001
Email: masters@nu.edu.om

For academic related inquiries:
Mr Ali Abdullah Hamed Al Mahruq
HoD/Electrical and Communication Engineering Department
Tel: +968 24536165 Ext 400
Email: alialmahruqi@nu.edu.om



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