Safety and Security in Control Systems, 5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Spring 2022, 33%, Campus

    Start date: 21 March 2022

    End date: 5 June 2022

    Application deadline: 15 October 2021

    Application code: UU-61805 Application

    Language of instruction: Swedish

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

    Registration: 7 March 2022 – 28 March 2022

Entry requirements: 120 credits including 60 credits in science/engineering, whereof 20 credits in mathematics, and one of the courses Automatic Control I or Introduction to Computer Control Systems. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,083

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083

About the course

The main goal of the course is to introduce the students to safety and security aspects of modern control systems arising due to their digital and networked implementation. The main course body consists of basic concepts, approaches to and methods of modelling, analysis, and detection of faults and attacks in control systems.

Safety and security in networked control systems. Control performance monitoring and control under fault. Fault detection and isolation. Cyber-attacks and security mechanisms in control systems.

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