Masters Programs in Automation

Compare 12 Masters Programs in Automation

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Students with engineering, electronics and communications backgrounds often decide to further their studies by pursuing a master’s degree in automation.  Some engineering students want to take the next step from undergraduate studies toward a doctorate. Other students use this graduate program to further focus their studies in engineering with courses that will advance their specific career interests in automation and robotics.

What is a Master in Automation?  This graduate degree is a bridge to a career in automation engineering or to doctorate studies in automation and robotics. Engineers in robotics are in high demand, and the field is expected to expand. Students who enter this program will research robotics and how mechanization can be applied to processes in fields such as retail, transportation, manufacturing, medicine and aeronautics. This program includes a heavy focus on development projects and training to build robotics.

Undergraduates interested in robotics and engineering benefit from a Master in Automation by sharpening their engineering skills with a more specific focus in robot technologies. This program offers in-depth automation design and development training, useful for advanced positions in industries that rely on mechanization. It also prepares engineers with undergraduate degrees for doctoral work in automated machines.

The cost of the master’s program depends on the institution. The program usually takes between one and three years to complete. Students interested in pursuing this coursework should thoroughly research each institution to find a program that fits their financial and course length requirements.

As engineers in the robotics field are in high demand, students who successfully complete coursework in automation will have a wide variety of career choices. Graduates may choose to enter research and development positions, or manage automation in factories, transportation systems, large-scale construction projects, military projects or aeronautics and space programs. Automation engineers design and manage robots that assist humans, perform life-saving tasks in dangerous situations, build ships, control traffic and fly unmanned crafts, among many other revolutionary applications.

Interested students will find several international programs that offer a graduate degree in automation in our extensive database. 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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Advanced Master Unmanned Aircraft Systems Services and Management

ENAC
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2018 France Toulouse

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Automation and Computing in Industrial Technologies

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Czech Republic 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 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. [+]

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. ... [-]

Master in Cyber­netics and Robotics

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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 Requirements fully completed 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)

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Masters in Control and Robotics in Signal and Image Processing (CORO SIP)

Centrale Nantes
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France 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 practice of data analysis and information retrieval, for the development of modern numerical methods. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Automation and Mechatronics

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The structure of the degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective courses, and Master’s Thesis. [+]

Program: 120 ECTS credits, full-time study (2 years), Master’s Degree

Eligibility: Candidates must hold a Bachelor's Degree in the corresponding field

Scholarship: scholarship covers the tuition fee, some study materials and includes the number of additional payments for personal needs that vary from 3600 to 11000 RUR (from 60 to 190 USD) depending on the academic performance

An academic year includes 2 semesters beginning on 1st September and 10th February, Winter holidays - 2 weeks, Summer holidays - 2 months (July, August). Master’s Thesis defense is in June

Career prospects: graduates, who have completed the Master's program " Automation and Mechatronics", are prepared for independent scientific and practical activities, to the development of software, mathematical and technical assistance for the creation of automatic and automated control systems. Therefore, after graduation, they are in demand at many enterprises, research and production firms and commercial structures... [-]


Master's Degree in Automation Engineering

University of Bologna School of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Italy Bologna

The Master Degree in Automation Engineering is a two-year program 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, a design of advanced automatic machines, diagnostic systems. [+]

The Master Degree in Automation Engineering is a two-year program 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, a design of advanced automatic machines, diagnostic systems.

Within this Master Degree Program students have 2 possibilities:

Master Degree in Automation Engineering for 2 years in Bologna; Double-Degree Master Program with Tongji University (AlmaTong Program). 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 ... [-]

Master in Machine Learning

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master Automatic, Automation And Robotics

laSalle Barcelona Postgraduate
Campus Full time September 2018 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. [+]

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? ... [-]

Faculty of Automation and Computing

Technical University of Varna
Campus Full time October 2018 Bulgaria Varna

Departments - Automation of manufacturing - Computer Sciences and Technologies - Electronic and microelectronic engineering - Communication engineering [+]

Masters in Automation. Departments Automation of manufacturing Computer Sciences and Technologies The department offers training on the following majors: Software and Internet Technology Computer systems and Technology Studies’ curriculum for the first time in Bulgaria is fully in line with international standards for training in computer science and technology. CST Department regularly updates their curricula, thereby allowing the latest achievements in the field of computer science and information technology to be promptly provided to the students. Updating curricula is based on the job market requirements for IT professionals on the most recent recommendations of the IEEE (World Organisation of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) and ACM (Association for computing machinery), and ongoing academic programs of leading universities. Electronic and microelectronic engineering Electronic engineering is one of the most high-tech and dynamic fields. It has significant influence and applications in many other scientific and technical fields. With their extensive knowledge and adaptive capacity "Electronics," graduates are well prepared for successful careers in services, manufacturing, consulting and design of electronic components and systems used in industry, medicine, communications, computers, etc. Department "Electronic engineering and Microelectronics" maintains close ties with industry and extensive international contacts. Research and applied research in the department are mainly in Electronic controllers and power electronic converters; Modern technologies for the design of integrated circuits and electronic systems, microprocessor-based control, management and diagnostics systems; Medical electronic equipment for prevention, diagnosis, and therapy; Information and measurement systems, industrial controllers and sensors. Students of "Electronics" can enjoy the rich library of technical... [-]

Master in Cognitive Systems & Interactive Media

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Intelligent Interactive Systems

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 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.... [-]


Research Master - Systems, Autonomous Machines And Field Networks

Ecole Centrale Lille
Campus Full time September 2018 France Villeneuve-d'Ascq

The integration of increasingly advanced technologies for the processing and exchange of information allows not only to monitor but also to make automated devices [+]

Research Master - Systems, autonomous machines and Field Networks The integration of increasingly advanced technologies for the processing and exchange of information allows not only to monitor but also to make automated devices more efficient, energy and time, or autonomous, on the contrary, able to work in network to perform certain tasks. These devices must also be able to quickly interact with their environment to learn and improve their behavior. The route proposed SMaRT, to Research and Professional vocation, is in this perspective. Specializing in the second half of the Master ASE, it aims to train high-level executives with allaindustrielle cross training. socio-economic and industrial sectors concerned Among the socio-economic and industrial sectors many and varied offering of business in relation to this theme, we can mention, but not limited to: ... [-]