Masters of Science in Robotics

Compare 29 MSc Programs in Robotics

Robotics

After completing a bachelor’s degree, many students choose to continue their educations and pursue master’s degrees. Working professionals may also return to school for a master’s degree with the goal of accessing greater career opportunities and higher salaries.

What is an MSc in Robotics? Students who are inspired by autonomous systems and artificial intelligence may choose to purse an MSc in Robotics. This type of program usually focuses on teaching students the electrical, mechanical, control and computing systems necessary to work in the field of robotics. Participants may study adaptive behavior, dynamic systems, remote monitoring systems and visual perception. They may also learn to create interactive software and 3D prototypes.

Students in a robotics program can gain many valuable skills. For instance, they may become proficient with computers and software as well as gain an in-depth understanding of human cognition. These skills can serve them in their personal life as well as in the professional realm.

The price of a master’s degree depends on the program and the chosen institution. Some programs may take longer than others to complete, which can add to the cost of the degree. Online programs allow students to complete a degree from their own home, which can reduce the total cost.

Robotics graduates generally enter the field of robotics, although they may find opportunities in other industries as well. Many graduates find work as robotics engineers, robotic programmers or controls engineers. They may design robots or robotic systems for laboratories, homes, medical institutions and even farms. They may specialize in home automation, transportation, diagnostics, surgery, or either space or deep sea exploration. Some find work with prestigious companies, such as IBM, Toshiba, Microsoft and Bosch.

Robotics is a popular and growing industry with many practical applications. To learn more, 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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MSc Robotics and Autonomous Systems

University of Bath
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 United Kingdom Claverton Down

Our course will help you take your career forward in an innovative and developing area of engineering. It balances advanced theory with technical skills so that you can learn to develop complete operational systems. Our course is suited to you if you have a background in electronic and electrical engineering, computer science or a related discipline. [+]

Learn the essential skills and techniques needed to develop autonomous systems, embedded artificial intelligence, and robotics.

This course is new for 2018

Our course will help you take your career forward in an innovative and developing area of engineering. It balances advanced theory with technical skills so that you can learn to develop complete operational systems. Our course is suited to you if you have a background in electronic and electrical engineering, computer science or a related discipline.

During the course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to research, design and develop systems. You’ll explore robotics engineering and software, autonomous systems technologies, processes and products throughout the industry value chain. Other areas you will cover include computational intelligence, machine learning, and sensors.... [-]


Master of Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Nanoengineering (Leuven)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Engineering Science
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

This master’s program combines the basics of physics, biology, and chemistry at the nanometer scale with courses on technology and engineering. The program fits into the growing worldwide convergence between the basic sciences and between science, technology and engineering sciences in general. Nanotechnology and nanoengineering are the application of this science in new nanomaterials and nano concepts for new components, systems, and products. [+]

This master’s program combines the basics of physics, biology, and chemistry at the nanometer scale with courses on technology and engineering. The program fits into the growing worldwide convergence between the basic sciences and between science, technology and engineering sciences in general. Nanotechnology and nanoengineering are the application of this science in new nanomaterials and nano concepts for new components, systems, and products.

What's the Master of Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Nanoengineering all about?

Nanoscience is the study of phenomena and manipulation on the atomic and molecular scales (nanometers: i.e., one billionth of a meter). Important material properties such as the electrical, optical and mechanical are determined by the way molecules and atoms assemble into larger structures on the nanoscale.... [-]


M.Sc. Robotics

Warsaw University of Technology
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months October 2018 Poland Warsaw

Graduates possess both, knowledge and abilities necessary for creative work in design, construction, programming and analysis of automation and control systems, and can operate industrial and service robot systems. Graduates can be also employed as senior management staff in mechanical, electrotechnical, chemical and related industrial sectors. They can design and analyse complex robotics systems using advanced design and analytical tools. [+]

Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering

Master of Science in Engineering

1.5-year or 2- years graduate courses are offered in the area of:

Aerospace Engineering (1.5-year)- with PEGASUS excellence diploma

Power Engineering (1.5-year) Nuclear Power Engineering (2-years) Robotics (2-years)

All programmes provide students with advanced theory and engineering methods. Students learn about recent achievements in their fields of study as well as about methods and tools that prepare them for management positions in industry or research areas. The last semester of the programme is dedicated to solving a research problem. The problem statement and solution are the elements of the M.Sc. thesis which is submitted at the end of studies.... [-]


MSc in Physics and Nanotechnology

Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Graduate Programs
Campus Full time September 2019 Denmark Lyngby

The MSc programme in physics and nanotechnology focuses on physics as the basis of modern technology. The gap between scientific research and technological breakthroughs is narrowing. Therefore, in areas such as nanotechnology and sustainable energy, there is a growing need for engineers who can combine solid scientific knowledge with extensive engineering skills. [+]

The MSc programme in Physics and Nanotechnology focuses on physics as the basis of modern technology.

The gap between scientific research and technological breakthroughs is narrowing. Therefore, in areas such as nanotechnology and sustainable energy, there is a growing need for engineers who can combine solid scientific knowledge with extensive engineering skills.

Study programme focus

The MSc programme in Physics and Nanotechnology covers a wide range of technological, theoretical, and experimental techniques in modern physics. The applications include various topics, such as the development of nano-structured materials with tailor-made electrical, magnetic, optical, mechanical and chemical properties, manufacturing and integration of nano- and micro-components in systems design, modeling of complex biological systems, optical data processing and transfer, and the development of technologies for sourcing, storing, and converting sustainable energy—e.g. fuel cells and hydrogen technology.... [-]


Master of Science in Robotics Engineering (EMARO+)

University Of Genoa (Università Degli Studi Di Genova)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Italy Genoa

Robotics Engineering is the local track of the Emaro+ double degree international Master. Emaro+ students attend each year in a different European university; local students attend at UNIGE the whole single degree. The track, totally in English, has a structure compliant with international standards: continuous assessment, few exam sessions, laboratory activity, one full semester thesis. Students mobility abroad, as well as achieving the degree in two years are encouraged. [+]

Summary

Robotics Engineering is the local track of the Emaro+ double degree international Master. Emaro+ students attend each year in a different European university; local students attend at UNIGE the whole single degree. The track, totally in English, has a structure compliant with international standards: continuous assessment, few exam sessions, laboratory activity, one full semester thesis. Students mobility abroad, as well as achieving the degree in two years are encouraged.

Learning by doing

Robotics Engineering uses the EMARO+ philosophy of learning through reflection on doing, as a paradigm complementary to the traditional didactic learning. Theoretical study is interleaved with laboratory practical and experimental work. A group project course (developing lab projects by teams of students) is mandatory in the first year. The Master Thesis work spans over a full semester; some theses can be carried out in industry or in foreign research institutions.... [-]


MSc in Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology

Politecnico di Milano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan

The objective of the programme is to prepare a professional figure expert in materials and in the design of processes and manufactured goods. [+]

Mission and Goals

This Master of Science programme is taught entirely in English to stimulate the student in acquiring a greater familiarity with the terminology used internationally. The objective of the programme is to prepare a professional figure expert in materials and in the design of processes and manufactured goods.

Within the scope of the study plan a number of specific specialisations are foreseen:

Surface Engineering Polymer Engineering Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Engineering Applications Micromechanical Engineering Career Opportunities

The Master of Science graduate in Materials and Nanotechnology Engineering has the ability to devise and manage innovation in the materials industry; he/she finds employment mainly in companies specialised in producing, processing and design various materials and components, as well as in the area of the development of new applications in the mechanical, chemical, electronics, energy, telecommunications, construction, transport, biomedical, environmental and restoration industries as well as in research and development centres of companies and public bodies.... [-]


MSc in Automation and Robotics

Poznan University of Technology
Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2019 Poland Poznań

The Chair of Control and Systems Engineering of the Faculty of Computing at Poznan University of Technology (PUT), Poland, and the UFR Sciences et Technologies of Universite d-Evry-Val d’Essonne (UEVE), France offer Master of Science, double degree diploma, in Automation and Robotics with specialization Smart Aerospace and Autonomous Systems (SAAS)- Autonomiczne Systemy Latające na kierunku Automatyka i Robotyka. [+]

Master Degree in Automation and Robotics, specialization: Smart Aerospace and Autonomous Systems (SAAS)

The Chair of Control and Systems Engineering of the Faculty of Computing at Poznan University of Technology (PUT), Poland, and the UFR Sciences et Technologies of Universite d-Evry-Val d’Essonne (UEVE), France offer Master of Science, double degree diploma, in Automation and Robotics with specialization Smart Aerospace and Autonomous Systems (SAAS)- Autonomiczne Systemy Latające na kierunku Automatyka i Robotyka.

The last decade has seen a significant increase in research in Smart Aerospace and Autonomous Systems. Now, the field is sufficiently mature to engage in a procedure of education. From an educational point of view in the SAAS program we are interested in developing, modeling, simulating and testing guidance, navigation, control and decision systems for autonomous operation of unmanned aerial vehicle systems, unmanned ground vehicle and autonomous and robot systems. Issues of special interest include the determination of levels of autonomy and integration of control, online decision systems, mission planning, trajectory generation and tracking and limited communication. The objective of the Master SAAS is to give interdisciplinary degree program providing students with strong foundation in smart and autonomous systems aerospace and terrestrial robotics thorough hands-on experience, through projects, assignments and a Master’s thesis. One of the main aims of the proposed program study is to merge all institution efforts under one umbrella such as autonomous systems control. The curriculum’s common core represents electrical, aeronautics, mechanical, control, computer science, and engineering. At the end of their curriculum, students will be... [-]


MSc in Applied Nanotechnology

Cranfield University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2019 United Kingdom Swindon Cranfield + 2 more

Investigate the potential of applying nanotechnology through smart and functional materials to transform whole sectors of industry from healthcare to energy. This course covers the technologies to design, realise and analyse micro and nano-scale devices, materials and systems. [+]

Investigate the potential of applying nanotechnology through smart and functional materials to transform whole sectors of industry from healthcare to energy. This course covers the technologies to design, realise and analyse micro and nano-scale devices, materials and systems.

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for graduates with science, engineering or related degrees keen to develop careers at the cutting edge of micro-engineering; graduates currently working in industry keen to extend their qualifications or individuals with other qualifications who possess considerable relevant experience.

Why this course?

There are numerous benefits associated with undertaking a postgraduate programme of study at Cranfield University, including:... [-]


MSc in Advanced Materials and Processes

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Bayreuth Würzburg Nuremberg + 2 more

Advanced Materials and Processes. Contents of the degree programme. Bio Materials and BioProcessing. [+]

Contents of the degree programme

Modules:

Bio Materials and BioProcessing Computational Materials Science and Process Simulation Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Advanced Processes

Master’s thesis

Occupational fields Industrial research and development (materials, chemical industry, semiconductor industry) High tech industries involving new materials, new technologies, process innovation and IT Scientific research and teaching International Semester(s) abroad (only available in German) Partner universities of the Faculty of Engineering Qualification requirements

Above-average Bachelor’s degree in chemical and biological engineering, materials science or related subjects

Language requirements Good English proficiency required, e.g. Unicert III or 6.5 IELTS or GER C1 level. Proof of German proficiency is not required; however, we strongly recommend German proficiency at the A2 level as a minimum. Student Services Fee ... [-]

MSc in Electronics with Robotic and Control Systems

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years United Kingdom London

The MSc in Electronics with Robotic and Control Systems aims to produce postgraduates with a strong practical skill base that will enable them to model, analyse, design and prototype smart robotic sub-systems. Specialist knowledge and practical skillsets will be taught, extensively developed and practised in the areas of control systems and the analysis, categorisation and design of robotic systems that facilitate movement with multiple degrees of freedom. The knowledge and skillsets taught are key enabling skillsets used to implement devices for applications such as security drones, warehouse robots, medical robots and more humanoid like robots. [+]

The MSc in Electronics with Robotic and Control Systems aims to produce postgraduates with a strong practical skill base that will enable them to model, analyse, design and prototype smart robotic sub-systems. Specialist knowledge and practical skillsets will be taught, extensively developed and practised in the areas of control systems and the analysis, categorisation and design of robotic systems that facilitate movement with multiple degrees of freedom. The knowledge and skillsets taught are key enabling skillsets used to implement devices for applications such as security drones, warehouse robots, medical robots and more humanoid like robots. It is intended that the course will re-focus and enhance existing knowledge in the areas of software engineering, electronic engineering and real-time embedded systems to enable the student to participate in the fast expanding and exciting sector of industrial and consumer robotic systems.... [-]


Master in Robotics and Autonomous Systems

University of Lincoln
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom Boston

The MSc Robotics and Autonomous Systems is designed to equip students with the advanced knowledge and skills to develop the innovative solutions required by the rapidly emerging global industry in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS). [+]

The Course

The MSc Robotics and Autonomous Systems is designed to equip students with the advanced knowledge and skills to develop the innovative solutions required by the rapidly emerging global industry in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS).

The programme aims to provide the opportunity to enhance and apply students' existing knowledge of computer programming and mathematical frameworks through laboratory workshops, lectures, debates and independent research.

The course assumes a familiarity with programming concepts and the supporting mathematical framework while presenting advanced concepts relating specifically to the computing domain.

How You Study

Students on this programme can experience a blend of different teaching and learning approaches. The programme aims to enable the development of skills through practical workshops in the laboratory, and academic knowledge through debate, lectures, discussion, and personal research.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Automation Engineering - Factory Automation and Robotics

Tampere Universities
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

Do you want to become an expert in factory automation and robotics? Join our international and inspiring learning environment! After completing the programme, you will be qualified to pursue a wide range of career opportunities in different fields of automation. You will also have the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in industry or continue your studies towards a doctorate. [+]

Reach higher – choose automation!

Do you want to become an expert in factory automation and robotics? Join our international and inspiring learning environment!

After completing the programme, you will be qualified to pursue a wide range of career opportunities in different fields of automation. You will also have the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in industry or continue your studies towards a doctorate.

To be a successful student of Factory Automation and Robotics, you need to have a background in an applicable field of engineering. We also require proficiency in mathematics and physics and strong programming skills.

The studies consist of two majors that complement each other. The studies in factory automation and industrial informatics prepare you to apply systems thinking to design, develop and integrate factory automation and information systems. The robotics major provides you with skills and knowledge related to robotics and the technology involved, such as the fundamentals of robotics, the control of robotics and sensing/perception systems.... [-]


M.Sc. Robotic Systems Engineering

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Germany Stolberg (Rhineland)

The M.Sc. Robotic Systems Engineering (RoboSys) at the RWTH Aachen University addresses specifically the purposes of the practicing mechanical engineer. The programme is tailored for robotic specialists and provides an outstanding education at the interface between mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer sciences. [+]

Robotic technology and cyber-physical systems are widely applied in different ways, such as industrial machines, automobiles, (micro)-electric industries, as well as aerospace and air transport industries. The M.Sc. Robotic Systems Engineering (RoboSys) at the RWTH Aachen University addresses specifically the purposes of the practicing mechanical engineer. The program is tailored for robotic specialists and provides an outstanding education at the interface between mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer sciences. The program features two main themes:

The optimal application of robots The development and construction of new robotic systems

Our graduates:

work at companies such as Anvis, BASF, Continental, Fiat, Ford, Kautex, Liebherr, Rolls Royce, Toyota, Volkswagen. find a job within 3 months after graduation (about 68%) increase their salary by up to 100% (about 53 %). ... [-]

Master of Science in Engineering - Robot Systems

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Denmark Odense

This is a two-year master programme. To study a master degree in Robot Systems you must have a relevant bachelor degree (three years of previous... [+]

What do you prefer – to lean back and watch science fiction movies with the rest of the world, or to make the ‘science facts’ of the future? Robots with artificial intelligence that recognise people and adapt to their individual needs. Robot technology that saves lives at the hospitals, makes all the technology in your home communicate with each other, or makes your car drive itself ... and safer.As a master student, you can choose to concentrate on one of the research areas: Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Embedded Systems or Computer Vision.

Programme structure

This is a two-year master programme. To study a master degree in Robot Systems you must have a relevant bachelor degree (three years of the previous study at university level).At the master programme, you choose an academic profile; the area in which you want to specialise.... [-]


Master in Robotics and Computer Engineering

University of Tartu
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Estonia Tartu

The programme trains highly qualified roboticists, computer and space engineers. [+]

Master’s programme in Robotics and Computer Engineering trains highly qualified roboticists, computer and space engineers. The programme provides broad knowledge in the field of robotics, computer engineering or space technology. Graduates can work in enterprises or research and development centers connected to their field of study.

Why study Robotics and Computer Engineering? The University of Tartu belongs to the TOP 1.2% of the world's best universities. Studies are conducted in collaboration with research groups: students have an opportunity to build their own satellite! Student satellite EstCube-2 will be launched in 2018 while the first one, EstCube-1, launched in 2013, made Estonia the 41st space nation. Practical approach: students can work for a semester for a company or research group in their chosen field. Students can also replace a study module with a semester abroad either studying at another university or working for a research company. Students can also take management and economy courses to be able to start their own business. Modern buildings and laboratories: study building Physicum was opened in 2014 and its 13,000 square meters provides contemporary facilities for research in physics, materials science and nanotechnology. Students obtain knowledge of both hardware and software. Great scholarship opportunities: most students receive a tuition-waiver scholarship, monthly stipends also available Graduates are ready to work in the industry as well as in the field of research, development, and innovation. [-]