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Control And Instrumentation Systems Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #200 (QS) Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
This Control And Instrumentation Systems Engineering program at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals emphasizes the analysis, design, synthesis, and optimization of control systems in order to provide the best means of controlling their dynamic behavior to produce favorable or specified outputs. 
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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals student outcomes are statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. They are related to skills, knowledge and behavior that students will acquire through the program. 

The graduates of the Control And Instrumentation Systems Engineering  program should have the ability to:

  • apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  • design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data;
  • design a system component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints;
  • function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • identify, formulate, and solve Control and Instrumentation Systems Engineering problems;
  • understand and respect professional and ethical responsibility;
  • communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal  context;
  • recognize the need for life-long learning, and an ability to engage in it;
  • have a knowledge of contemporary issues; 
  • use up to date techniques, skills and tools of Control and Instrumentation Systems Engineering throughout their professional careers.


The undergraduate program "Control and Instrumentation SystemsEngineering" in the Department of Systems Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Control and Instrumentation 
  • Digital Systems Design 
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Numerical Methods 
  • Linear Control Systems
  • Instrumentation Engineering 
  • Automation Devices and Electronics
  • Signals and Systems 
  • Control Systems Design 
  • Computer Control Systems 
  • Beginning Coop Program 
  • Cooperative Work Program 
  • Seminars 
  • Summer Training 
  • Mechatronics 
  • Embedded Control Systems 
  • Industrial Process Control 
  • Simulation and Control for Process Industry
  • Intelligent Controllers 
  • Model Predictive Control
  • Identification of Linear Systems 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • He should have earned the secondary school certificate, or its equivalent from inside or outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • He should have majored in the natural sciences only.
  • He should have obtained the secondary school certificate in a period of less than 3 years prior to the date of application, i.e, he should have graduated this year or last year.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Dhahran

  • 2665 - 3000 SAR/month
    Living Costs

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