MSc Systems & Control

Delft Center for Systems and Control (DCSC) is responsible for the two-year MSc programme in Systems & Control. The MSc programme in Systems and Control is aimed at students with a technical BSc background interested in analysis and control of dynamic systems in their widest sense.

More information about the MSc programme in Systems and Control:


New curriculum MSc Systems & Control per September 1st, 2020

MSc students who already started in the MSc Systems & Control before September 1st, 2020 will follow the current curriculum. MSc students who want to start the MSc Systems & Control per September 1st, 2020 will start with the new curriculum. More details will follow in the coming months; below you can find the new curriculum as well as the comparison with the current curriculum.

New curriculum


Variant with short final thesis project:

39 EC obligatory courses

Variant with long final thesis project:

39 EC obligatory courses

27 Systems & Control electives

9 EC Free technical electives

20 Systems & Control electives

6 EC Free technical electives

10 literature study

35 final thesis project


10 literature study

10 Research assignment

35 final thesis project


Overview new vs current curriculum


New (39EC)

Old (36EC)


Control theory (6EC)

Control theory (6EC)


Filtering & identification (6EC)

Filtering & identification (6EC)


Integration project S&C (5EC)

Integration project S&C (5EC)


Optimization (3EC)

Optimization (4EC)


Nonlinear system theory (3EC)

Nonlinear system theory (4EC)


Robust control (3EC)

Robust & multivariable control design (5EC)


Control engineering (3EC)



Statistical signal processing (4EC)



Modeling (3EC)




Introduction project S&C (3EC)


Philosophy of Science/Ethics & engineering/Introduction safety science (3EC)

Philosophy of Science (3EC)