Masters of Science in Robotics

Compare 29 MSc Programs in Robotics

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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 2019 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 Science in Space and Engineering Systems

The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

This program combines a study of the general principles of complex engineering system construction with participation in satellite, drone and robotic systems-building projects. We teach students to find creative solutions to the biggest challenges of space and robotics industries. [+]

This program combines a study of the general principles of complex engineering system construction with participation in satellite, drone and robotic systems-building projects.We teach students to find creative solutions to the biggest challenges of space and robotics industries.

Modes and duration: 2 years (full-time) Application deadline: July 16, 2018 Tuition fees: no tuition fee for the applicants who pass the selection process Language: English Location: Moscow, Russia

Our graduates will possess fundamental knowledge in the field of system design and practical skills in the creation of complex systems. They will be able to:

explain a holistic view of space missions and systems exploit space data for services/applications, such as navigation, EO, TLC conceive, design, implement and operate space systems, with an emphasis on space sensors, payloads, and onboard systems conduct new observations and measurements from space advance capabilities for manned space exploration build a career or create a startup in the field of space and robotics industry Program Structure: ... [-]

Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Leuven et al)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Engineering Science
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Belgium Leuven

The word Nanoscience refers to the study, manipulation, and engineering of matter, particles, and structures on the nanometer scale. Nanotechnology is the application of nanoscience leading to the use of new nanomaterials and nanosize components in useful products. KU Leuven offers this joint Erasmus Mundus Master together with universities in Barcelona (Spain), Chalmers (Sweden), Grenoble (France) and Dresden (Germany). [+]

www.emm-nano.org

The word Nanoscience refers to the study, manipulation, and engineering of matter, particles, and structures on the nanometer scale. Nanotechnology is the application of nanoscience leading to the use of new nanomaterials and nanosize components in useful products.

KU Leuven offers this joint Erasmus Mundus Master together with universities in Barcelona (Spain), Chalmers (Sweden), Grenoble (France) and Dresden (Germany).

What’s the Erasmus Mundus Master of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology all about?

http://www.emm-nano.org/

Within the Erasmus Mundus framework, four leading educational institutions in Europe offer a joint Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The partner institutions are:... [-]


M.Sc. Robotics

Warsaw University of Technology
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months October 2019 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 Automation and Robotics

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

The Institute of Automation and Robotics of the Faculty of Computing at Poznan University of Technology (PUT), Poland offers Master of Science in Automatic Control 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. [+]

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

The Institute of Automation and Robotics of the Faculty of Computing at Poznan University of Technology (PUT), Poland offers Master of Science in Automatic Control 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.... [-]


MSc in Advanced Materials and Processes

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 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.... [-]


MSc in Robotics

Cranfield University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years October 2019 United Kingdom Cranfield + 1 more

Robotics is one of the most discussed topics in recent years; robots are becoming ubiquitous in industrial environments as well as in everyday life. However, as the adoption of robotic technology progressively rises, the skill shortage in robotic engineers will also widen accordingly. This Robotics MSc course will offer students the opportunity to gain practical robot programming experience. [+]

Robotics is one of the most discussed topics in recent years; robots are becoming ubiquitous in industrial environments as well as in everyday life. However, as the adoption of robotic technology progressively rises, the skill shortage in robotic engineers will also widen accordingly. This Robotics MSc course will offer students the opportunity to gain practical robot programming experience.

Overview Start date: October Duration: One year full-time, two-three years part-time Delivery: Taught modules 40%, Group project 20%, Individual research project 40% Qualification: MSc Study type: Full-time/Part-time Campus: Cranfield campus, Who is it for?

As the demand for robotics engineer is increasing this course has been developed for graduates to equip themselves with the skills and knowledge required for associated careers. This course is suitable for those with essential engineering mathematics knowledge and basic computer programming skills.... [-]


Master of Science in Engineering - Physics and Technology (Optics, Sensors and Nanotechnology)

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

During your studies, you will find the answer to why and how the technology works – and you will use that knowledge to develop, for example, optically based... [+]

Optics, Sensors and Nanotechnology is one of two specialisations available to master students in the field of Physics and TechnologyDuring your studies, you will find the answer to why and how the technology works – and you will use that knowledge to develop, for example, optically based faster computers or new optical measurement methods for diagnosing cancer, or ultra-sensitive sensors capable of detecting the presence of just a few molecules of narcotics or explosives.

Programme structure

This is a two-year master degree. To study a master degree in Optics, Sensors and Nanotechnology, you must have a relevant bachelor degree (three years of the previous study at university level within a similar field).... [-]


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.... [-]


M.Sc. Robotic Systems Engineering

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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's Degree Programme in Information Technology - Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Tampere Universities
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

Robotics has for long been the key to efficient manufacturing. However, current robots mostly perform rigid tasks in a production pipeline with no ability to operate in changing environments. Next-generation autonomous robots operate among humans and require a completely new set of skills. Students should be familiar with the basics of programming, digital logic and processors. The recommended prior learning also includes familiarity with machine learning and control engineering. [+]

Intelligent robots of the future

Robotics has for long been the key to efficient manufacturing. However, current robots mostly perform rigid tasks in a production pipeline with no ability to operate in changing environments. Next-generation autonomous robots operate among humans and require a completely new set of skills.

Not only do robots need to understand their surroundings, but they should also be able to cooperate with humans and even predict human actions. Applicants should hold a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, mathematics, automation engineering, signal processing, or a related discipline.

Students should be familiar with the basics of programming, digital logic and processors. The recommended prior learning also includes familiarity with machine learning and control engineering.... [-]


Masters of Science in Engineering in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Sapienza University of Rome
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Rome

The Masters of Science in Engineering in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (LM-28224) aims to provide students with the knowledge and ability to design and implement artificial intelligence and robotic systems, as well as the interdisciplinary skills that are essential to managing complex projects and their impact on the society. [+]

The Masters of Science in Engineering in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (LM-28224) aims to provide students with the knowledge and ability to design and implement artificial intelligence and robotic systems, as well as the interdisciplinary skills that are essential to managing complex projects and their impact on the society.

Computer Engineering is among the fastest growing fields and presents unlimited opportunities in nearly every field. Students will learn to:

Design and develop advanced knowledge-based and multi-agent software systems; Design and develop robotic systems for services and industrial applications, including safety and security, space, home, care of the elderly, medicine; Design and develop computer animation systems for the movie and video game industries; Design and develop video systems for environmental, production and service surveillance and monitoring; Compose and coordinate research and development teams in advanced technology companies; Plan, supervise, design and implement, when possible through interdisciplinary teams, innovative applications in information technology and related areas such as automation, telecommunications, and resource management; Promote the technological transferal of research results and technological advancements to public and private organizations; Manage and train human resources for information technology. REQUIREMENTS Applicants are expected to have a strong academic background in Computer Science.As a minimum requirement an applicant must have an undergraduate degree (e.g. Bachelor's) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other scientific areas (the latter will be analyzed and approved on a case-by-case basis). Proof of English language proficiency. [-]