Master Degree Course in Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems

University of Catania

Program Description

Master Degree Course in Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems

University of 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. 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


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.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated May 18, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Oct. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Oct. 2017
Italy Catania
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