Masters Programs in Automation / Autonomous Systems

Compare 19 Masters Programs in Automation / Autonomous Systems

Automation / Autonomous Systems

Students interested in engineering and automation of systems through programming often choose to pursue a master’s degree in automation/autonomous systems. This graduate program prepares engineers to apply their skills to automated system design and management.

What is a Master in Automation/Autonomous Systems?  A master’s degree in automation and autonomous systems is awarded for completion of a graduate studies program in a field that focuses on automated system design and implementation. The coursework concentrates on creation of intelligent systems through robotics and computer programming. Students in the program learn to apply their engineering and computer programming skills to computer-aided design and development of mechanized processes. Course participants can expect extensive training on research, planning and implementing autonomous systems that utilize robotics or computer-integrated manufacturing.

There are many benefits to earning this graduate degree for students from many academic or professional backgrounds. The degree expands undergraduate or professional engineering or information systems knowledge about robotics and computerized systems and prepares participants for careers in automated systems design and management. Students can use the program to sharpen their skills in a specific area of automation that holds their interest or benefits their career goals.

The program cost varies by university. Each institution will have its own program requirements for cost and duration, but most programs take approximately two years to complete. Prospective students should research each institution’s guidelines and requirements.

Graduates in the automated systems engineering field are in high demand by many kinds of organizations. Students who complete the program are equipped to begin careers in manufacturing automation and quality control, biotechnology, architecture, industrial design, medicine, telecommunications, transportation systems, aeronautics and aerospace technologies, and many other challenging environments.  Careers in these areas allow students to design and control systems with the best methods to achieve efficient production, communications, movement and other paths to efficiency through automation.

There are many international options for students interested in this master’s degree program. Our extensive database can direct students to institutions that offer the program along with further information about requirements and duration. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Máster Universitario En Sistemas Inteligentes

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Castellón

La formación que proporciona el máster se enmarca en el ámbito de los sistemas inteligentes que involucran procesos de percepción, aprendizaje y decisión automática, manipulación [+]

Masters in Automation / Autonomous Systems . La formación que proporciona el máster se enmarca en el ámbito de los sistemas inteligentes que involucran procesos de percepción, aprendizaje y decisión automática, manipulación robótica, almacenamiento y proceso de datos, información contextual, visualización y entornos interactivos. Los estudios estructuran los conocimientos y disciplinas que definen un perfil profesional con dos posibles intensificaciones: robótica de servicios o interacción avanzada y gestión del conocimiento. Robótica de servicio. La robótica está experimentando una nueva revolución que, según se prevé, se consolidará en los próximos años, tanto en el ámbito europeo como en el mundial: los robots salen de la industria tradicional (automoción, soldadura, pintura, ensamblaje) para ubicarse en las oficinas, los laboratorios y los hogares. Así, según prestigiosos estudios internacionales, se puede esperar un sólido crecimiento de las instalaciones de robots en todo el mundo entre los años 2006 y 2008. En España hay un margen de crecimiento aún mayor dada la baja densidad de robots (la mitad que, por ejemplo, en Alemania). Aunque el mercado tradicional de los robots, la industria de automoción, dé muestras de saturación, los avances tecnológicos de los últimos años han abierto nuevos nichos de aplicación en otros segmentos. El sector denominado «robótica de servicio» comprende aquellos robots que operan en entornos como: exploración; vigilancia, seguridad y rescate; aplicaciones médicas; construcción; limpieza y mantenimiento de instalaciones; uso doméstico y entretenimiento. Interacción avanzada y gestión del conocimiento. Basándose en las reflexiones que han dado lugar al último Plan nacional de innovación, investigación y desarrollo, y al VI programa marco de la Unión Europea, se han detectado líneas prioritarias con demanda a corto y medio plazo en la denominada sociedad de la información. Uno de los ámbitos con demanda es el de las llamadas tecnologías de la interacción y del conocimiento, que comprende los siguientes campos o líneas prioritarias: - Sistemas cognitivos, capaces de interpretar datos provenientes de acontecimientos del mundo real y/o procesos, principalmente flujos de información de sensores visuales y audio, para adquirir conocimiento del entorno, realizar sugerencias y comunicarse con los usuarios en términos comprensibles para los humanos, realizando tareas complejas relacionadas con ingeniería y ciencias cognitivas, inteligencia artificial, visión por ordenador y robótica, así como otras disciplinas relacionadas, como la teoría de la información, la neurociencia y la lingüística. - Interficies multimodales basadas en mecanismos de interacción entre el usuario y el sistema a través de interficies de uso natural y fácil para las personas, que se comunican inteligentemente a través de diferentes modalidades, como la visión, el habla, multi-lenguajes, las representaciones visuales, el tacto, etc. - Sistemas basados en semántica y dependientes del contexto, orientados a adquirir, organizar, personalizar, compartir y utilizar el conocimiento inmerso en el web y contenidos multimedia. Producción de contenidos inteligentes pioneros capaces de autodescribirse y adaptarse a las necesidades y contexto del usuario, proporcionando una interacción de forma natural entre el usuario y su entorno. Los profesionales e investigadores que completen el Máster en Sistemas Inteligentes contarán con una formación pluridisciplinaria en ámbitos pioneros de la computación, las comunicaciones y la integración de sistemas. Su perfil les permitirá abordar problemas donde converjan los sistemas físicos con el procesamiento de grandes volúmenes de información en tiempo real, en entornos plenamente conectados en red, desde la proximidad de dispositivos inalámbricos a la globalidad de Internet. Tipo de enseñanza Enseñanza presencial. Duración y calendario Duración: un curso académico (octubre 2014 / septiembre 2015). Docencia presencial: octubre 2014 / julio 2015. Créditos e importe 60 Créditos ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). Según tasas oficiales pendientes de publicar. Precio en el curso 2013/14: 46,20 €/crédito. [-]

Master in Intelligent Interactive Systems

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

Future emerging technologies will provide both interactivity and intelligence. The master's programme in Intelligent Interactive Systems (IIS) addresses both trends, focusing on the design, analysis and development of agents and robots able to interact intelligently with humans and other agents, that is, agents that can perceive, plan, act, learn and communicate. The programme's lecturers are world-renowned scientists in the fields of... [+]

Master in Intelligent Interactive Systems Future emerging technologies will provide both interactivity and intelligence. The master's programme in Intelligent Interactive Systems (IIS) addresses both trends, focusing on the design, analysis and development of agents and robots able to interact intelligently with humans and other agents, that is, agents that can perceive, plan, act, learn and communicate. The programme's lecturers are world-renowned scientists in the fields of artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning, natural language interaction and web intelligence. Students will learn about the languages, models and algorithms involved in intelligent interactive systems and will be exposed to top-level research in the field. This is a technical master's programme, and students are expected to be familiar with mathematical language and computer science. Objectives The master's programme aims to provide students with: A solid background in models and algorithms for the analysis, design and development of intelligent interactive systems. An entry point into high-level research in the field in which they make their contributions. Teaching staff The programme's lecturers include the ICREA research professors Hector Geffner, Gabor Lugosi and Leo Wanner; Ricardo Baeza-Yates, director of Yahoo! Labs Europe; and Vladimir Estivill-Castro, of the UPF and Griffith University (Australia). Who is it for? This is a highly technical programme, and students are expected to have prior knowledge of mathematical language and computer science. To apply to the programme, students must hold an undergraduate degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or engineering, or have a similar background. Structure The programme is research-oriented and divided into three terms, over the course of which students must complete 30 credits' worth of compulsory subjects, 10 credits' worth of optional subjects, and a 20-credit research project. Content Machine Learning (Gabor Lugosi; first term) Autonomous Systems (Hector Geffner; first term) Mobile Robotics (Vladimir Estivill; first term) Research Methodology (first term) Natural Language Interaction (Leo Wanner; second term) Web Intelligence (Ricardo Baeza; second term) Optional 1 (second term) Research project (third term) Optional 2 (third term) The two optional subjects are chosen from amongst the following: Advanced Topics in Intelligent Interactive Systems, Computational Neuroscience, Human-Computer Interaction, Image and Video Processing, Games and Entertainment, Interface Design, Psychology and Cognitive Science, Pattern Recognition, and Algorithm Design. The optional subjects are offered one term a year and are subject to a minimum enrolment. Research project and internship Students must carry out a research project within the context of one of the Pompeu Fabra University research groups. As part of their project, students may do an internship in one of these research groups or at a company in the industry. Knowledge, skills and competences acquired The ability to develop real and virtual agents, such as robots, to interact with a physical environment, humans and other agents. Knowledge of the models and algorithms needed to address learning, action and interaction in real or virtual environments that may include humans and other agents. The ability to incorporate intelligence and interactivity in a wide range of applications, such as video games, the Internet, manufacturing and robotics. Career prospects The Internet: intelligent web applications. Video games: intelligent applications in the video game industry. Intelligent data processing: data-mining professionals. Cognitive agents for the elderly. Future emerging technologies and applications. Academia: research in intelligent agents that interact with humans and other agents. English Remember that in order to be successfully enrolled, the presentation of an official English certificate is an essential admission requirement. Only applicants whose mother tongue is English do not need to pre¬sent an English certificate. Official results must be sent directly by the examining institution to the school’s Admissions Department and must comply with the required minimum scores: - TOEFL CBT: > 235 - TOEFL PBT: > 575 - TOEFL IBT: > 100 - CAE: C1 - IELTS: > 6.5 Applicants who, at the time of the application, still do not possess an official English certificate or who are in the process of obtaining it must include this information in their admission applications. Applicants who have completed their full Bachelor’s Degree at an English-speaking university must submit written evidence that the language of instruction of their studies was English. [-]

Master in Renewable, Thermal and Power Engineering

National Research University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Renewable, Thermal and Power Engineering according to Russian State Educational Standard [+]

Masters in Automation / Autonomous Systems . National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Renewable, Thermal and Power Engineering according to Russian State Educational Standard in the following directions: - Electric Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering - Thermal Power Engineering and Heat Engineering - Nuclear Power Engineering and Thermophysics - Power Engineering Machinery - Mechatronics and Robotics - Applied Mechanics WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE MPEI MPEI students have a chance to study at one of the most prestigious universities of Russia according to numerous rankings and surveys. For more than eighty years of history MPEI have trained a huge number of the qualified engineers, prominent scientists who were standing at the origins of many technical achievements, in particular, of laser creation. At MPEI the Nobel Prize winners A.D. Sakharov and P.A. Cherenkov worked in different periods. In the 20th century in the Special Design Bureau of MPEI, which possesses its own Center of Deep Space Communication, radio images of the Venus surface and a reverse side of the Moon were obtained for the first time. Among the most famous graduates of MPEI there are the ex-Chairman of the State Council of China Li Peng and the ex-President of Romania Ion Iliescu, Ministers of Engineering and heads of the engineering companies of many countries of the world. MPEI partners in science and education include about 140 foreign universities, and such well-known companies like ABB, Siemens, Schneider Electric, EPRI, Skoda, Samsung and others. Getting the unique training in any chosen field, MPEI graduates never have problems with subsequent employment and realize themselves in any chosen spheres. LANGUAGE OF EDUCATION Training is organized in Russian language. Those students who need to learn Russian are invited to MPEI Preliminary course which provides training of Russian language during 1 academic year. ACCOMMODATION CONDITIONS MPEI foreign students are provided with accommodation in MPEI hostel. The hostel under security surveillance has two-room blocks with a bathroom and a toilet in each block. Rooms are for two or three persons. There are also hostels of corridor type with double rooms. Rooms are equipped with furniture, bed linen is also included. On each floor of a hostel there is a common kitchen and a restroom. Internet connection can be provided for additional fee. In MPEI campus there are additional services like laundry, shops, repair offices, post-office, cultural centers, cafes and restaurants, etc. Accommodation fee is about 100 USD per month. INSURANCE All foreign students must have medical insurance for the whole period of education. MPEI works with insurance company which provides the most comprehensive insurance at a rate of 200 USD per year. [-]

Master in Cyber­netics and Robotics

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering (FEE) opens a bachelor and master degree study program Cybernetics and Robotics. [+]

Field of Study Robotics Entrance Requeirements - fully compleated application form - relevant bachelor degree Level of English - provide communication skills during the admission procedure Scholarship not for the first year students Tuition Fee (per year) CZK 132 000 (approx. EUR 4 781, USD 6 184) [-]

Master's Degree in Automation Engineering

University of Bologna School of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Bologna

The Master Degree in Automation Engineering is a two-year programme fully delivered in English. The Degree provides students advanced competencies in many important fields of Automation, such as robust control, system theory, software for real time control, vision systems, mechanical systems, design of advanced automatic machines, diagnostic systems. [+]

Masters in Automation / Autonomous Systems . The Master Degree in Automation Engineering is a two-year programme fully delivered in English. The Degree provides students advanced competencies in many important fields of Automation, such as robust control, system theory, software for real time control, vision systems, mechanical systems, design of advanced automatic machines, diagnostic systems. Within this Master Degree Programme students have 2 possibilities: Master Degree in Automation Engineering for 2 years in Bologna; Double-Degree Master Programme with Tongji University (AlmaTong Programme). For these students, classes of the first year will be held in Bologna. Then, students will attend classes in Shanghai for a period of 3 semesters. Upon completion of their studies, including a final graduation project, they will obtain two Master degrees: “Laurea Magistrale in Automation Engineering / Ingegneria dell’automazione” from the University of Bologna; “Msc in Control Theory and Control Engineering” from Tongji University. Admission Requirements The admission to this programme is granted to applicants that comply, first, with the curriculum requirements, secondly with the necessary prior preparation and thirdly with the language requirements (section 1.3). If the curriculum requirements are not complied with, the access to the Second Cycle Degree in Automation Engineering/Ingegneria dell'Automazione is denied. If the curriculum requirements are complied with, the applicant's prior preparation has to be assessed. The admission is granted if all requirements are fulfilled. The procedures to verify curriculum requirements and prior preparation are listed below. Curriculum requirements To be admitted to the Second cycle Degree in Automation Engineering/Ingegneria dell'Automazione the applicant must hold a University degree of at least three years (or achieved through the acquisition of at least 180 ECTS –CFU), or another degree obtained abroad and recognized by the Automation Engineering Board as equivalent. Admission to the Second cycle Degree in Automation Engineering/Ingegneria dell'Automazione is reserved to: a) Students graduated from Italian first cycle courses (“Lauree”) of the “Information Engineering area” (area 8, as defined in the DM 270/04 and area 9, as in DM 509/99) or in the “Industrial Engineering area” (area 9 as in the DM 270/04 and area 10 as in DM 509/99) whose name contains “Ingegneria dell'Automazione” or “Ingegneria Meccatronica”. Italian first cycle courses included in this definition have adequate curricula. b) Students graduated from Italian first cycle courses of the “Information Engineering area” (area 8, as defined in the DM 270/04 and area 9, as in DM 509/99) or in the “Industrial Engineering area” (area 9, as in the DM 270/04 and area 10, as in DM 509/99) with a final mark of at least 110/110. c) Students graduated from Italian first cycle courses of the “Information Engineering area” (area 8, as defined in the DM 270/04 and area 9, as in DM 509/99) or in the “Industrial Engineering area” (area 9, as in the DM 270/04 and area 10, as in DM 509/99) with a final mark less than 110/110 but complying with the following requirements: - at least 6 CFU in the SSD ING-INF/04; - at least 12 CFU in the set of SSD: ING-IND/13, ING-IND/32, ING-INF/05. d) Students graduated from Italian first cycle courses complying with all the following requirements: - at least 30 CFU in the SSD MAT/02, MAT/03, MAT/05, MAT/06, MAT/07, MAT/08, FIS/01, FIS/03; - at least 6 CFU in the SSD ING-INF/04 - at least 12 CFU in the set of SSD: ING-IND/13, ING-IND/32, ING-INF/05. The same criteria of point d) shall also apply to those who hold a University degree obtained abroad and deemed appropriate by the Automation Engineering/Ingegneria dell'Automazione Board for which it is possible to convert the degree score to the Italian system, and to identify the scientific areas and the number of credits obtained in each sector. Otherwise, the career of the applicant shall be assessed by the Automation Engineering/Ingegneria dell'Automazione. In very exceptional cases, the Automation Engineering/Ingegneria dell'Automazione Board can assign differentiated didactic plans in compliance with the “Degree Programme Regulation” to those Students with particular previous academic curricula. Such differentiated didactic plans do not concern students who have the First cycle Degree in Ingegneria dell'Automazione acquired at University of Bologna. Language requirements Adequate proficiency in English (at least B2 level according to CEFR) is required for admission to the Second cycle Degree in Automation Engineering/Ingegneria dell'Automazione. Candidates submitting a certificate issued by a recognized institution (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Esol, ...) proving such knowledge are exempted from further assessment. Otherwise, English proficiency of the candidate is assessed by a Commission nominated by the Automation Engineering/Ingegneria dell'Automazione Board. Whenever English knowledge is not considered adequate, the Automation Engineering/Ingegneria dell'Automazione Board may require the Student to fill the gap before registering any exam of their second year. Expected learning outcomes The specific learning outcomes of the 2nd cycle degree programme in Automation Engineering aim to produce professional figures with a solid basic and specific background able to cover management, design and coordination roles in companies requiring knowledge of sizing and implementation of highly complex architectures, automatic and robotic systems, automation processes and plants which integrate computer components, measuring, transmission and actuation equipment. Therefore, they will have an in-depth knowledge of the specific subjects of this class, with particular attention to the fields of advanced design, innovation and development of production, planning and programming, management and organisation of complex systems. It follows that graduate automation engineers possess in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge of the automation, mechanical, computing, electronics and electro technical sectors. Graduates will possess the following skills: Inclination for advanced design, integrating mechanical, electric, computing and control aspects, for particularly complex automation systems and with high levels of innovation; Organisational skills even in complex industrial systems; In-depth knowledge of the automation sector. The computing facilities and laboratories available to students, and which are constantly being enhanced, provide the setting for students to practically apply the knowledge, working autonomously and in groups. Internships will also be available through the collaboration with many local companies with which the university has signed cooperation agreements. Moreover, students may obtain a dual degree: the 2nd cycle degree in Automation Engineering from the University of Bologna and an MSc in Control Theory and Control Engineering from Tongji University in Shanghai, China. This opportunity allows students to gain extensive experience abroad (also in the industrial field, with compulsory internships) and acquire considerable transversal and interpersonal skills. [-]

Master in Mechatronic Systems

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

The aim of the study is to prepare graduates for research and development work, and design of mechatronic systems with applications in the various kinds of production and applied technologies. [+]

Branch Profile The aim of the study is to prepare graduates for research and development work, and design of mechatronic systems with applications in the various kinds of production and applied technologies. Graduate profile includes methods for the integrated design of mechatronic systems which are composed from the mechanical and electronic subsystems, including actuators, sensors and control systems. Graduates are trained in computer aided modeling and computer simulation and design of control algorithms. Key Learning Outcomes KNOWLEDGE Graduates will have gained knowledge important for the design of mechatronic systems. SKILLS Graduates are able to analyse the dynamic properties of complex structured systems and use mathematical/physical modelling and simulation of dynamic systems. GENERAL COMPETENCIES The background from electrical, mechanical and control engineering allows graduates to work with complex structured systems and to consider the interaction of different dynamic subsystems in the design phase of the new mechatronic system, using the suitable control to achieve the required behaviour of the final system. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The multidisciplinary education is a great advantage for the work in different areas of engineering. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents. Graduation Requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits List of courses is available at the detailed branch description page 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Vehicle Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Vehicle Engineering is a broad area of engineering science driven by an ever-increasing degree of mobility in the world. Transport, however, must face the challenge of minimising its environmental impact, requiring new, innovative solutions [+]

Masters in Automation / Autonomous Systems . Vehicle Engineering is a broad area of engineering science driven by an ever-increasing degree of mobility in the world. Transport, however, must face the challenge of minimising its environmental impact, requiring new, innovative solutions and capable engineers. This is a field that will continually demand specialists in order to make the transition to sustainable road and rail transport in the future. Programme outline The programme includes two specializations; Road vehicles and Rail vehicles. The Road vehicle specialization includes all road vehicles with a main focus on cars, trucks and buses. In the Rail vehicle specialization, the system aspect is very important, as the different parts of a railway system – vehicle, track, electrification and signalling – all strongly influence each other. The Vehicle Engineering Programme is taught in English and is based on lectures, assignments, simulations and experiments. Degree project To finalize your studies you perform an independent thesis work during a five month period. This can either be performed at a university or, more commonly, at a company. The student is encouraged to actively search for a suitable thesis project in industry, and KTH will provide assistance and suitable points of contact. Career prospects The programme provides an excellent basis for pursuing a career in the global vehicle industry, at consulting companies as well as at universities. The co-operation between the Swedish vehicle industry and the department of Vehicle and Aeronautical Engineering is very close, and there are several major ongoing research programmes where KTH, key manufacturers and the transport administration are involved. [-]

Master in Computer and Automation Engineering

University of Siena
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Siena

The MSC in Computer and Automation Engineering aims at providing high-level competences for the design, management, development and innovation in the fields of advanced hardware and software architectures, and of control systems and robotics. In particular, the program is focused on human-machine interaction in a wide sense, spanning topics such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, high performance processing of massive data... [+]

Master in Computer and Automation Engineering LM-32 - 120 CREDITS · Language: English (level B1 required) · Specializations: Information systems, Robotics and automation · Years: 2 · Numerus clausus: No The MSC in Computer and Automation Engineering aims at providing high-level competences for the design, management, development and innovation in the fields of advanced hardware and software architectures, and of control systems and robotics. In particular, the program is focused on humanmachine interaction in a wide sense, spanning topics such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, high performance processing of massive data collections, human-robot interfaces, and systems for production automation. The program provides advanced competences in the area of computer and automation engineering. To get admission in this course of studies students must possess: a background in mathematics, statistics and physics, equivalent to the one achieved in first-level (B.A.) engineering degrees; basics principles of computer science, control, electronics and telecommunications; basic programming skills. Study plan 2015/16 Specialization Information systems taught in English first year · Automata and queueing systems 6 ECTF · Advanced digital image processing 9 ECTF · High performance computer architecture 9 ECTF · Machine learning 6 ECTF · Advanced database systems 6 ECTF · Artificial Intelligence 9 ECTF · Models and languages for bioinformatics 6 ECTF · Network optimization 6 ECTF · Other activities for further linguistic abilities (English B2 level) 3 ECTF second year · Design of applications, services and systems 9 ECTF · Internship 9 ECTF · Final work (tesi) 18 ECTF · 3 courses from the following group (for reaching 24 ECTF ): Bioinformatics 6, Language processing technologies 6, Human-centered robotics 6, Multivariable and non-linear control 6, Data analysis 6 Specialization Robotics and automation taught in English first year · Discrete event systems 9 ECTF · Complex dynamic systems 6 ECTF · Human-centered robotics 6 ECTF · Machine learning 6 ECTF · Artificial Intelligence 9 ECTF · Mathematical methods for engineering 9 ECTF · Network optimization 6 ECTF · Sensors and microsystems 6 ECTF · Other activities for further linguistic abilities (English B2 level) 3 ECTF second year · Multivariable, non-linear and robust control 9 ECTF · System identification and data analysis 9 ECTF · Internship 9 ECTF · Final work (tesi) 18 ECTF · 3 courses from the following group: Design of applications, services and systems 9, High performance computer architecture 9, Bioinformatics 6, Language processing technologies 6, Advanced database systems 6, Models and languages for bioinformatics 6 Application In order to apply to the 2016/17 academic year you will have to send all your documents to the Academic Committee of the course you are interested in for the evaluation and you will be able to do that (approx. from mid January 16 on) through an online platform that you will find at this link: http://enrolment.diism.unisi.it/index.php?logout=no&lng=en For second cycle (laurea magistrale) degree programmes taught in English (documents must be submitted in English) - evaluation form (please note: the form must be completed in all parts) - curriculum vitae - transcript of records of the first cycle degree possessed - certificate of proficiency in English, with language level - copy of passport or identity card Fee Tuition fee for the MSc courses can be up to around 2000 euros per academic year but part of the fee is based on your family income and students are required to produce an official declaration of the economic status of the family unit for the previous year issued by the home country tax office, legally translated into Italian with the Embassy/Consulate duty stamps. Tuition fees have to be paid in three different moments: the first part when you complete the enrolment procedure, the second in January, the third part in May. Scholarship and accommodation Scholarship and accomodation are not granted by the University itself but by the DSU and are based on family income and merit. Call for scholarship and accomodation is usually out in the month each year so we advise you should keep an eye on their website www.dsu-toscana.it [-]

Master Degree Course in Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems

University of Catania
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Catania

The Master Degree Course In Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems aims to provide students a deep knowledge of the fundamentals of technical as well as scientific aspects of the disciplines which characterise the field of Automation Engineering, without discarding affine and integrative subjects. [+]

Masters in Automation / Autonomous Systems . Objectives The Master Degree Course In Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems aims to provide students a deep knowledge of the fundamentals of technical as well as scientific aspects of the disciplines which characterise the field of Automation Engineering, without discarding affine and integrative subjects. The Course is focussed at forming a high knowledge in students, enabling them to easily follow technological innovation in the industries as well as in public and/or private research institutes. The Course In Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems will be able to provide both a suitable design ability devoted to the development of traditional techniques and a capability to face with novel problems in emergent scenarios. The Automation Engineer will find an easily working configuration in Enterprises dealing with automated plant and Robotic assisted production sites, as well as in those industries which develop highly technological products which integrate software components, measurement, transmission and actuation systems. Primary goals of the Course are to provide a highly flexible knowledge which allow to easily adapt among multiple application working sectors where Automation is involved as a result of the technological development and the new working conditions. Analysis and Design capabilities, based on the use of the modern tools are the basic features provided by the Course. Subscription Information In order to subscribe the student must have a first level degree, or of another study certificate obtained abroad and recognised as qualified from the University of Catania HOW TO ENROL IN A MASTER DEGREE COURSE – NON EU STUDENTS Master degree courses are aimed at providing students with an advanced level of education for the exercise of a highly qualified activity in specific areas. Master Degree courses last 2 years, and the degree is awarded to students who have earned 120 credits. Every study programme sets an annual quota of places available for non-EU students. To request pre-enrolment for a programme, students should contact the Italian Embassy/Consulate in his country of residence. Students that want to enrol in a Master degree course must possess a suitable foreign university or post-secondary qualification (Bachelor Degree). Second Cycle Degree Programmes may be open access with assessment of curricular requirements and personal competencies and skills, or restricted access that means to enrol you must pass an entrance exam. For all Second Cycle Degree Programmes, whether open or restricted access, registration involves: - the validation of your qualification; - pre-enrollment at the Embassy ; - Assessment of requirements; The requirements and personal competencies and skills may vary from programme to programme. You can have an informal preliminary assessment of your educational background in order to know if your bachelor degree can qualify for the application. [-]

Master of Engineering in Automatic control, signal and Image

Centrale Nantes
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Nantes

The Master of Engineering in Automatic control, signal and Image is designed to promote a high-quality educational offer for the european and international students in the area of Automatic Control, and Production systems. [+]

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education.

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education. The quality of its courses has been recognized in the prestigious Erasmus Mundus framework of the European Commission

Language of teaching

Courses fully taught in English during the two years.

TRACK: CONTROL OF SYSTEMS

The aim of this track is to present the most recent results in modern control theory including application of optimization methods in control system design. Analysis and design of nonlinear control systems and structural approach to control will be given. An important topic of the track are advanced industrial control techniques, mainly structures and algorithms of linear and nonlinear model-based predictive control. These are presented within a general framework of a multilayer control structure, consisting of basic control, advanced control and set-point optimization layers.. ... [-]


Master of Engineering in Robotics

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Full time September 2017 USA College Park

For Master of Engineering students there are four prescribed areas of concentration within the Robotics curriculum. In consultation with the academic advisor, students should choose electives from these areas to make a well-structured academic program. [+]

Masters in Automation / Autonomous Systems . Admissions Requirements Full admission as a degree seeking student requires the following prerequisites: A bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering; Aerospace, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, and Mechanical from an accredited institution. Courses in mathematics (Calculus I, II, III, & Differential Equations) are required to be considered for admission. Three letters of recommendation for the Master's degree. For Master of Engineering students there are four prescribed areas of concentration within the Robotics curriculum. In consultation with the academic advisor, students should choose electives from these areas to make a well-structured academic program. Please note that special topics courses may also be available in some semesters and students should talk to their academic advisor if interested in one of these new courses. Maryland Robotics Center An interdisciplinary research center housed in the Institute for Systems Research. The mission of the center is to advance robotic systems, underlying component technologies, and applications of robotics through research and educational programs that are interdisciplinary in nature and based on a systems approach. The center's research activities include all aspects of robotics including development of component technologies (e.g., sensors, actuators, structures, and communication), novel robotic platforms, and intelligence and autonomy for robotic systems. Research projects in the center are supported by the major federal funding agencies including NSF, ARO, ARL, ONR, AFOSR, NIH, DARPA, NASA, and NIST. [-]

Master in Intelligent Adaptive Systems

University of Hamburg, School of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2017 Germany Hamburg + 1 more

Intelligent systems and robots are expected to become an integral part of our daily lifes. In order to be accepted by and interact efficiently and naturally with humans, they have to adapt to changing environments and the users they interact with. Intelligent systems [+]

Intelligent systems and robots are expected to become an integral part of our daily lifes. In order to be accepted by, and interact efficiently and naturally with, humans, they have to adapt to changing environments and the users they interact with. Intelligent systems are expected to automatically  acquire and manage knowledge through a variety of sensors and to learn and optimise their behaviour over time. This international Master's programme aims to provide students with the ability to create these intelligent adaptive systems and to prepare them for a future market, where intelligent and adaptive behaviour is considered the standard for computer systems.

As one of the few computer science programs in Germany that are taught completely in English, the Master course „Intelligent Adaptive Systems“ prepares students for international research and professional work. Following a balanced approach, it is placed in between programs with a purely technical focus and programs that offer a general computer science curriculum. Its curriculum is focused on the area of smart technology and intelligent adaptive systems and provides in-depth training in this area. The selected modules provide a comprehensive overview including technical aspects and state-of-the art algorithms and methods. Students are introduced to current research in the corresponding fields and have the opportunity to deepen the acquired knowledge by participating in international research projects. The Master in Intelligent Adaptive Systems is a 2-year research oriented programme that is taught in English. Students, both national and international, can profit from an international environment and improve their grasp of the English language and knowledge on cultural differences. The inter-student exchange is fostered in seminars and work groups and extended in extra-curricular discussions and activities. Through the proximity to current research projects, students have the possibility of a smooth transition into collaborative research environments and continuing education and study.... [-]


Master Robotics & Transport

Ecole Centrale Lille
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Villeneuve-d'Ascq

The international Master MRT is designed to train international students interested in developing their professional knowledge and skills in [+]

Masters in Automation / Autonomous Systems . The international Master MRT is designed to train international students interested in developing their professional knowledge and skills in engineering sciences, and more specifically in the areas of autonomous robotics and intelligent transportation systems (automobile, aeronautics). The Master program is based on multidisciplinary lectures which integrate the concept of integrated design and intelligent prototyping. The graduates from this program will have thus multi-skilled competences, providing them with different possible professional positions as a product designer, an innovator and a manager. The students will gain autonomy in their project work via the program - a highly appreciated quality in the industrial world. Along with the scientific and technological knowledge and skills offered by the program, the master MRT students will also benefit from the opportunity to acquire knowledge of French language and culture through literature courses and cultural visits. ADMISSION CRITERIA - Bachelor in Technology: Mechanical Eng, Electrical and Electronics Eng, Industrial Informatics - Excellent academic records in engineering sciences - Adequate English language skills Enjoy a two-year Master program jointly organised by 2 high scientific level engineering schools in France. Acquire multidisciplinary competences, covering autonomous robotics as well as intelligent road and air transports. Learn from this French cultural experience to open up your career to qualified positions in industry and at PhD level all over the world. Apply for a European scholarship. [-]

Master in Industrial Mechanical Engineering

Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Bolzano

The aim of this two-year programme is to provide students with solid knowledge about mechanical engineering (mechanical design, production and plant maintenance, logistics and production planning, etc.) and its related fields. [+]

The aim of this two-year programme is to provide students with solid knowledge about mechanical engineering (mechanical design, production and plant maintenance, logistics and production planning, etc.) and its related fields. To this end, the course aims to form a modern mechanical engineer, able to integrate traditionally separated specialized fields, such as the mechanical design, mechatronics, automation, management and logistics ones. The degree course splits into two different branches in which students can specialize: “Mechanics and Automation” and “Logistics and Production”. Short description of the international Study Program The Master has been established at the Faculty of Science and Technology of the Free University of Bolzano (unibz). The Master is offered singularly from the Free University of Bolzano and has an international character. The path “Logistics and Production” is offered in collaboration with the Otto-von Guericke University of Magdeburg (OvGU) and allows obtaining a "double degree". Careers opportunities Graduates can expect to work in the industrial sectors in the following company’s functions: research and development, design, procurement, production, operational management, internal and external logistics and quality assurance. As well as for pursuing freelance careers as consultants, the course provides the students with the tools for working for companies in the manufacturing, mechanical and mechatronic, energy production and conversion, automation and robotic industries or in the public administration. The graduates’ activities will be directed toward designing and producing instruments, engines, machines and other mechanical equipment and/or managing materials procurement, operations management and logistics. [-]

Master Automatic, Automation And Robotics

laSalle Barcelona Postgraduate
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Automatic Control, Automation and Robotics raises the necessary training in the areas of Automation, Home Automation and Robotics for industry professionals have the knowledge and tools necessary to design, implement and monitor projects in the sector with current advanced technologies. [+]

Masters in Automation / Autonomous Systems . The Master in Automatic Control, Automation and Robotics raises the necessary training in the areas of Automation, Home Automation and Robotics for industry professionals have the knowledge and tools necessary to design, implement and monitor projects in the sector with current advanced technologies. Is the gateway to the certificates required in the areas of automation of industrial and residential sector. The program is oriented to the knowledge of key processes in the Sector of Autonomous Systems, such as Automation, Home Automation and Robotics. Master innovative at European level because it integrates industrial automation and robotics housing also emphasizes efficient programming and innovation of installed systems. Taught by professionals with proven expertise and prestige in the sector, among which ENCO, OPERTEK (Exclusive distributor of General Electric), MatrikonOPC, Lonworks or the Spanish Association of Robotics.) It is a program tailored to current professional needs of the sector and complements all professional oriented field of vocational training. It involves the necessary and sufficient for plus graduates who wish to join in the sector. very practical Master divided into three courses Diploma that can be taken separately. What do you prepare? You meet the training needs of companies dedicated to automation in industrial, residential and educational sector, mainly engaged in activities: Engineering and projects. Construcción. Commissioning of facilities. Operation and maintenance. Production and distribution of materials, equipment and services. To whom it May concern? Input Profile Aimed at professionals who develop or want to develop their career in the field of automation, either industrial or residential environments: engineering and projects, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance, production and / or distribution of materials, equipment and services , etc. Recent graduates in engineering careers (technical and / or higher). Higher vocational training teachers who need to keep abreast of the technologies and systems. [-]