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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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12 Results in Automation / Autonomous Systems

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona

The mission of the Master in Cognitive Systems and Interactive Media (CSIM) is to train the researchers and professionals who will investigate, develop and design the int ... [+]

Master in Cognitive Systems & Interactive Media

The mission of the Master in Cognitive Systems and Interactive Media (CSIM) is to train the researchers and professionals who will investigate, develop and design the interactive cognitive systems and media of tomorrow. The results may be physical devices, such as robots, or logical ones, such as sophisticated software that provides new experiences and/or virtual environments.

The CSIM program draws on three main fields of knowledge: interactive technology, cognitive sciences, and interactive media. To achieve its objective, the program takes an interdisciplinary approach that is critical to providing students with an in-depth knowledge of the design, construction, development, deployment, and analysis of interactive cognitive systems and media, along with the necessary skills to successfully carry out all of these stages. The CSIM program's goal is to produce integrators of such interactive cognitive devices and programs.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona

Future emerging technologies will provide both interactivity and intelligence. The master's programme in Intelligent Interactive Systems (IIS) addresses both trends, focu ... [+]

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.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

The scientific discipline of Machine Learning focuses on developing algorithms to find patterns or make predictions from empirical data. The discipline is increasingly us ... [+]

The scientific discipline of Machine Learning focuses on developing algorithms to find patterns or make predictions from empirical data. The discipline is increasingly used by many professions and industries (for example manufacturing, retail, medicine, finance, robotics, telecommunications), as it can help create order in large amounts of digital data to solve difficult problems such as understanding human behaviour and providing efficient resource allocation. Demand for graduates with substantive expertise in machine learning far exceeds supply. The programme here at KTH equips you for a career in industry (a start-up or a traditional well-established company) and will also prepare you for further studies at PhD-level.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
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Full-time
2 years
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University of Bologna

The Master's Degree in Automation Engineering provides participating students advanced competencies in many important fields of Automation, Such as Robust Control, System ... [+]

The Master's Degree in Automation Engineering provides participating 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 along with up-to-date contents in Mechatronics and Robotics.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme Gain cutting-edge knowledge in the field of automation Combine classroom learning and direct contact with the industry’s most important companies Multidisciplinary and international courses to train highly-skilled professionals A profession in high demand Enhance your education with multidisciplinary knowledge and competencies on a theoretical and practical level Admission requirements ... [-]
Italy Bologna
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Technical University of Ostrava

The Branch is focused to the exploitation of computers and automation of technological processes above all in the metallurgical industry by application of knowledge in th ... [+]

Study Branch

Economics and Management of Industrial Systems

Branch Profile

The Branch is focused to the exploitation of computers and automation of technological processes above all in the metallurgical industry by application of knowledge in the field of theory of automated control, integrated computer systems, modern methods of control with the exploitation of artificial intelligence and applied informatics and control of technological aggregates and processes.

Key Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

advanced scientific methods of modeling, simulation and optimal control of dynamic systems, modern tools and techniques for designing and implementation of complex control systems based on programmable logic controllers, programming of information systems and modern control methods, detailed knowledge of industrial technologies, especially in the field of metallurgy and related technologies. ... [-]
Czech Republic Ostrava
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia - IAAC

The Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction (MRAC) seeks to train a new generation of interdisciplinary professionals who are capable of facing our growing need for ... [+]

The Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction (MRAC) seeks to train a new generation of interdisciplinary professionals who are capable of facing our growing need for a more sustainable and optimized construction eco-system. The Master is focused on the emerging design and market opportunities arising from novel robotic and advanced manufacturing systems.

Through a mixture of seminars, workshops and studio projects, the master program challenges the traditional processes in the Construction Sector. It investigates how advances in robotics and digital fabrication tools change the way we build and develop processes and design tools for such new production methods.

The MRAC offers an international and multidisciplinary environment where engineers, designers, architects, craftsmen, academics and industry partners have the opportunity to rethink the construction industry. The master will take place in the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, a creative space fully equipped with the most recent manufacturing technologies, in Barcelona, an international hub for innovation in a traditionally rich industrial region.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 18 months
Campus
ENAC

Enac, the first European Aviation School, innovates by creating this new UASSM master to allow its students to acquire all skills to future professionals in this promisin ... [+]

UAvs are nowadays essential and unavoidable component of civil aviation activities. Needs of the various actors, operators, major purchasers, manufacturers or legislators, have evolved considerably. This fast evolution faces numerous challenges: encouraging UAVs development and their new applications while ensuring an optimal level of safety of air transport.

Wishing to take up this challenge, Enac, the first European Aviation School, innovates by creating this new UASSM master to allow its students to acquire all skills to future professionals in this promising business sector. ENAC benefits of its long history in education and research. Particularly ENAC research program "UAVs Systems” addresses UAV’s integration in global Air Traffic, as well as in their applications. Air transport, surveillance, goods transportation, agriculture domain, defence industry as well as the energy sector are seeking experts in the new technology and its management.... [-]

France Toulouse
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Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
Deggendorf Institute of Technology

The consecutive master’s degree enables graduates of Mechatronics and other related fields of study to deepen their knowledge of networked systems in digital production. ... [+]

The consecutive master’s degree enables graduates of Mechatronics and other related fields of study to deepen their knowledge of networked systems in digital production.

Degree: Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Duration: 3 semesters or 18 months Start: Course begins annually in October and March Admission requirements Undergraduate degree or equivalent with a min. of 210 ECTS credits from a German or international university in the following subject areas: Industrial Engineering, Engineering Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Required English skills Key areas of study Cyber-physical systems Cooperative and autonomous systems Advanced simulation systems Additive manufacturing Career Prospects: Master Mechatronic and Cyber-Physical Systems ... [-]
Germany Pfarrkirchen
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Full-time
3 semesters
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Engineering Institute Of Technology

In this accredited and prestigious program, you will gain skills and know-how in the latest and developing technologies in instrumentation, process control, and industria ... [+]

The Engineering Institute of Technology is pleased to bring you the Master of Engineering (Industrial Automation)** program available both fully online and on-campus in Australia. Please read below for details about both delivery options.

In this accredited and prestigious program you will gain: Skills and know-how in the latest and developing technologies in instrumentation, process control, and industrial automation Practical guidance and feedback from industrial automation experts from around the world Live knowledge from the extensive experience of expert instructors, rather than from just theoretical information gained from books Credibility and respect as the local industrial automation expert in your firm Global networking contacts in the industry Improved career choices and income A valuable and accredited Master of Engineering (Industrial Automation)** qualification ... [-]
Australia Perth Melbourne
June 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
Centrale Nantes

The Signal and Image Processing (SIP) program provides the necessary skills in signal modeling, image processing and machine learning, relevant to the theory and the prac ... [+]

Signal and Image Processing (CORO SIP)

The Signal and Image Processing (SIP) program provides the necessary skills in signal modeling, image processing and machine learning, relevant to the theory and the practice of data analysis and information retrieval, for the development of modern numerical methods.

The courses of SIP program address the theory and the practice of advanced data analysis techniques, from computational statistics, applied mathematics, scientific computing, and numerical imaging, to their practical implementation in several fields such as biomedical engineering, imaging science, audio processing and information technology.

The key feature of the program is the design of mathematical solutions, for signal and image processing problems, accounting for the physical specificities of this data and adapting the numerical implementation of these solutions to the application context, the data amount and the available computational resources.... [-]

France Nantes
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Full-time
2 years
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EIT Digital Master School

For anyone interested in a career related to self-driving cars, robotics or artificial intelligence, EIT Digital Masters School offers a two-year master programme in Auto ... [+]

Masters in Automation / Autonomous Systems . Why study Autonomous Systems at EIT Digital Master School?

Are you interested in an international career related to self-driving cars, robotics or artificial intelligence? The Master programme Autonomous Systems (AUS) is for you!

The MSc Autonomous Systems is a combination of computer science and electronic engineering. In computer science, relevant skills include the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, artificial intelligence, and robot vision. In electronic engineering, relevant fields are automation, control, embedded systems, and communications.

The curriculum combines the technical major in Autonomous Systems (Technical major 75%) with a minor in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) (business minor 25%). You will learn how to bring innovation to the market and how to develop a successful business model. These additional entrepreneurial skills will give you your ticket to a successful career.... [-]

Finland Espoo Germany Berlin Italy Trento Sweden Stockholm  + 4 More
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
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ESCP Europe London

A flexible, 12-month, part-time programme including 5 week - long modules; two core components for each module: Management and Technology; study in 3 different cities: Lo ... [+]

Leadership 4.0 - creating leaders of the future! A flexible, 12-month, part-time programme including 5 week - long modules Two core components for each module: Management and Technology Study in 3 different cities: London, Turin, and Paris Network with our 55,000-strong alumni and C-level professionals

Duration & Location 12-months part-time program, designed to meet the schedules of busy executives. Study at three ESCP Europe campuses: London, Turin, and Paris. Profile & Languages Age range 35-51 (Designed for professionals with an Engineering or Technology -based background or any other discipline with relevant work experience in a Technology, Manufacturing, or Engineering ... [-]
United Kingdom London France Paris Italy Turin  + 2 More
February 2020
Part-time
12 months
Campus