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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Engineering Engineer

Université Internationale de Casablanca
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 Morocco Casablanca

The Cycle Engineer in Computer Engineering takes place in 6 semesters, one of which is in common core. Its objective is to train Computer Engineers capable of integrating into their professional environments and possessing both advanced technical skills and managerial skills enabling them to manage projects and teams. [+]

Masters in Automation. The Cycle Engineer in Computer Engineering takes place in 6 semesters, one of which is in common core. Its objective is to train Computer Engineers capable of integrating into their professional environments and possessing both advanced technical skills and managerial skills enabling them to manage projects and teams. This sector is in partnership with the ECE (Ecole Centrale d'Electronique de Paris). This partnership is illustrated by the setting up of a double diploma and the implementation of exchange programs between our two institutions. ADMISSIONS Access in the 2 nd year is open, on a case study, to: Holders of a Master 1 in Computer Engineering. SPECIALIZATION AND PFE The last year of study consists of two distinct parts: The semester (S9) is devoted to specialty courses. It is also an open to research for those students who wish to start doctoral studies. Three options are currently proposed: thus the future computer engineer will have the choice between the following three options: SI Option: Information Systems The objective of the Information Systems (IS) option is to train engineers highly specialized in new information and communication technologies. The students of the IS option are trained on the latest technologies for the design, development and maintenance of information systems. Thanks to IS management and governance techniques, future engineers enjoy a double technical and managerial skill that enables them to meet market requirements in this sector. RIS Option: Computer Networks and Systems The purpose of the Computer Networks and Systems (RIS)... [-]

MMA

ISDI
Campus Full time 450 hours October 2017 Spain Madrid Barcelona + 1 more

The MMA is the world's first program to combine a comprehensive vision of digital business, together with agile methodologies and techniques for marketing automation. [+]

Specialize in automated customer management projects. Lead the change. The MMA is the world's first program to combine a comprehensive vision of digital business, together with agile methodologies and techniques for marketing automation. Directed at professionals For professionals with experience in digital business and professional experts in the implementation of CRM projects who want to go deeper into the automated management of the customer experience, using planning, customization and optimization tools, and acquiring the level of business consultant in their company. Lead in the field of business process automation Currently there are no professionals who can offer a comprehensive vision of digital business who also use agile methodologies for the implementation of automation projects. Thanks to the MMA you will become one of the new digital professionals with a mastery of client-centered strategies. Welcome to your master's degree; welcome to the MMA. The first master's degree in Marketing Automation and agile methodologies for digital business In this master's degree you will discover how technology will allow you to manage and automate conversion processes, capturing and exploiting all the points of contact defined in the customer journey; from initial capture to the final purchase. The keys: COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH The MMA has developed a unique methodology, addressing the whole business and company management ecosystem in a single master's degree that enables the implementation of client management strategies according to the needs of the business. PRACTICAL APPLICATION Throughout the program a practical project will be developed that will solve a business problem using... [-]

Master - Mechatronics And Robotics

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Vladivostok

The program combines theoretical and practical training in the field of robotics and industrial automation in various sectors of the economy, automation of technological processes, planning systems and business management methods and means of computer control and automation of production, transport, dispatching and other systems. [+]

Masters in Automation. Program Overview The program combines theoretical and practical training in the field of robotics and industrial automation in various sectors of the economy, automation of technological processes, planning systems and business management methods and means of computer control and automation of production, transport, dispatching and other systems. The specifics of the program is to prepare in the framework of research and design activities of professionals in the field of mechatronic and robotic systems for various, including special purpose entities. acquired competence compilation of mathematical models of mechatronic and robotic systems, subsystems, including the executive, information and sensor and control modules; use software packages for various purposes; Development and research of models of experimental control, information and execution units of mechatronic and robotic systems; and development of methodologies for conducting experiments on samples and current pilot mechatronic and robotic systems and subsystems; organization and conduct of scientific research; protecting the rights of intellectual property; participate in the development of design and project documentation mechatronic and robotic systems. Competitive advantages highly faculty; availability of modern laboratory and technological base for the educational process and scientific research; Partnership with research institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences; joint research with universities in Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Omsk, Krasnoyarsk), Europe (Germany, Austria, France, Italy), Asia-Pacific (South Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan); partnership leading industrial enterprises of the Far Eastern region; Membership in Russian and international scientific and technical communities; Implementation of training on the basis of scientific and educational center "Underwater Robotics";... [-]

Master in Automation and Computing in Industrial Technologies

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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 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 exploitation of artificial intelligence and applied informatics and control of technological aggregates and processes. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge advanced scientific methods of modelling, 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. Skills independent control of production and technological processes, particularly in the metallurgical enterprises ability of creative synthesis of gained technological knowledge in the field of metallurgy, knowledge of control methods and implementation of control and information systems, ability of independent analysis, design and implementation of control systems for technological processes especially in metallurgical industry field by means of application of modern computing, measurement and automation tools. General Competencies General competences within the scope defined by the national descriptors of the Czech qualifications framework with an emphasis on communication skills, management and organizational skills, ability to communicate in at least one foreign language, etc. Occupational Profiles of Graduates This unique engineering field of study follows on the bachelor’s study program and expands and deepens knowledge and practical abilities in the automation and... [-]

Master of Engineering in Automatic control, signal and Image

Centrale Nantes
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Nantes

The Master of Engineering in Automatic control, signal and Image is designed to promote a high-quality educational offer for the european and international students in the area of Automatic Control, and Production systems. [+]

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education.

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education. The quality of its courses has been recognized in the prestigious Erasmus Mundus framework of the European Commission

Language of teaching

Courses fully taught in English during the two years.

TRACK: CONTROL OF SYSTEMS

The aim of this track is to present the most recent results in modern control theory including application of optimization methods in control system design. Analysis and design of nonlinear control systems and structural approach to control will be given. An important topic of the track are advanced industrial control techniques, mainly structures and algorithms of linear and nonlinear model-based predictive control. These are presented within a general framework of a multilayer control structure, consisting of basic control, advanced control and set-point optimization layers.. ... [-]


Master's Degree In Intelligent Systems

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Castellón

The training provided by the master is framed in the field of intelligent systems involving processes of perception, learning and automatic decision, robotic manipulation, intelligent robotics and service, storage and processing of data, contextual information, big data, intelligent analysis information, knowledge engineering, visualization and interactive environments. [+]

The training provided by the master is framed in the field of intelligent systems involving processes of perception, learning and automatic decision, robotic manipulation, intelligent robotics and service, storage and processing of data, contextual information, big data, intelligent analysis information, knowledge engineering, visualization and interactive environments. Studies structured knowledge and disciplines that define a professional profile with two possible pathways: service robotics or advanced interaction and knowledge management. Coordination: Begoña Martínez Salvador. Department of Engineering and Computer Science. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (October 2017 / September 2018). Mode: (October 2017 / July 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]

Master of Engineering in Robotics

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Full time September 2017 USA College Park

For Master of Engineering students there are four prescribed areas of concentration within the Robotics curriculum. In consultation with the academic advisor, students should choose electives from these areas to make a well-structured academic program. [+]

Masters in Automation. Admissions Requirements Full admission as a degree seeking student requires the following prerequisites: A bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering; Aerospace, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, and Mechanical from an accredited institution. Courses in mathematics (Calculus I, II, III, & Differential Equations) are required to be considered for admission. Three letters of recommendation for the Master's degree. For Master of Engineering students there are four prescribed areas of concentration within the Robotics curriculum. In consultation with the academic advisor, students should choose electives from these areas to make a well-structured academic program. Please note that special topics courses may also be available in some semesters and students should talk to their academic advisor if interested in one of these new courses. Maryland Robotics Center An interdisciplinary research center housed in the Institute for Systems Research. The mission of the center is to advance robotic systems, underlying component technologies, and applications of robotics through research and educational programs that are interdisciplinary in nature and based on a systems approach. The center's research activities include all aspects of robotics including development of component technologies (e.g., sensors, actuators, structures, and communication), novel robotic platforms, and intelligence and autonomy for robotic systems. Research projects in the center are supported by the major federal funding agencies including NSF, ARO, ARL, ONR, AFOSR, NIH, DARPA, NASA, and NIST. [-]

Master in Industrial Mechanical Engineering

Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Bolzano

The aim of this two-year programme is to provide students with solid knowledge about mechanical engineering (mechanical design, production and plant maintenance, logistics and production planning, etc.) and its related fields. [+]

The aim of this two-year programme is to provide students with solid knowledge about mechanical engineering (mechanical design, production and plant maintenance, logistics and production planning, etc.) and its related fields. To this end, the course aims to form a modern mechanical engineer, able to integrate traditionally separated specialized fields, such as the mechanical design, mechatronics, automation, management and logistics ones. The degree course splits into two different branches in which students can specialize: “Mechanics and Automation” and “Logistics and Production”. Short description of the international Study Program The Master has been established at the Faculty of Science and Technology of the Free University of Bolzano (unibz). The Master is offered singularly from the Free University of Bolzano and has an international character. The path “Logistics and Production” is offered in collaboration with the Otto-von Guericke University of Magdeburg (OvGU) and allows obtaining a "double degree". Careers opportunities Graduates can expect to work in the industrial sectors in the following company’s functions: research and development, design, procurement, production, operational management, internal and external logistics and quality assurance. As well as for pursuing freelance careers as consultants, the course provides the students with the tools for working for companies in the manufacturing, mechanical and mechatronic, energy production and conversion, automation and robotic industries or in the public administration. The graduates’ activities will be directed toward designing and producing instruments, engines, machines and other mechanical equipment and/or managing materials procurement, operations management and logistics. [-]

Advanced Master Unmanned Aircraft Systems Services and Management

ENAC
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 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 of this promising business sector. ENAC benefits of its long history in education and research. [+]

Masters in Automation. 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 of 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. ENAC Advanced Master Unmanned Aircraft Systems Services and Management gives students key tools and techniques to understand the technology while ensuring the transformation of upcoming challenges into opportunities. Graduates of MS UASSM will be able to grasp "UAVs System sector as a whole. UAV’s manufacturers: MS UASSM graduates intends to integrate their design teams. They will bring their technical and operational skills to offer solutions that are perfectly suited to the needs of operators and in compliance with all regulatory requirements. UAV’s Operators: MS UASSM graduates will establish company's strategy in relation to "UAvs" activity, conduct economic studies, study needs, and develop the best technical and operational solutions, Preparation, execution... [-]

Master in Automation and Mechatronics

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

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

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI" is one of the most prestigious and oldest universities in Russia with multi-applied study and research areas. The university is included in the governmental «TOP 100 Leading Universities in the world» program. The structure of the degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective courses and Master’s Thesis. The program provides students with a broad knowledge and skills in the field of automation of production processes and equipment, as well as in the field of mechatronic devices and systems control.Study of network technologies (Intranet- and of Internet-technologies), issues of SCADA-systems construction, practical use of real-time systems are important parts of the program.Students learn the principles of robotics and mechatronics, mechatronic and robotic actuators, modern technologies of microcontroller application.The program gives students a deep theoretical knowledge of modern methods of automatic control theory, in particular the methods of analysis and design of nonlinear, adaptive and intelligent control systems. Program curriculum includes the following advanced courses: Methodology and research logic; Modern problems of control theory; Non-linear, adaptive and intelligent control systems; The electrical and hydraulic actuators of mechatronic and robotic systems; Systems of ensuring a safety for technical control devices; Computer control technology in technical systems. Mastering computer technology is carried out in a laboratory-based, consisting of a research laboratory stands, equipped with the latest generation of industrial controllers and InfinitySuite SCADA-system. Programme: 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... [-]

Master in Vehicle Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Vehicle Engineering is a broad area of engineering science driven by an ever-increasing degree of mobility in the world. Transport, however, must face the challenge of minimising its environmental impact, requiring new, innovative solutions [+]

Masters in Automation. Vehicle Engineering is a broad area of engineering science driven by an ever-increasing degree of mobility in the world. Transport, however, must face the challenge of minimising its environmental impact, requiring new, innovative solutions and capable engineers. This is a field that will continually demand specialists in order to make the transition to sustainable road and rail transport in the future. Programme outline The programme includes two specializations; Road vehicles and Rail vehicles. The Road vehicle specialization includes all road vehicles with a main focus on cars, trucks and buses. In the Rail vehicle specialization, the system aspect is very important, as the different parts of a railway system – vehicle, track, electrification and signalling – all strongly influence each other. The Vehicle Engineering Programme is taught in English and is based on lectures, assignments, simulations and experiments. Degree project To finalize your studies you perform an independent thesis work during a five month period. This can either be performed at a university or, more commonly, at a company. The student is encouraged to actively search for a suitable thesis project in industry, and KTH will provide assistance and suitable points of contact. Career prospects The programme provides an excellent basis for pursuing a career in the global vehicle industry, at consulting companies as well as at universities. The co-operation between the Swedish vehicle industry and the department of Vehicle and Aeronautical Engineering is very close, and there are several major ongoing research programmes where KTH, key... [-]

Master Automatic, Automation And Robotics

laSalle Barcelona Postgraduate
Campus Full time September 2017 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? You meet the training needs of companies dedicated to automation in industrial, residential and educational sector, mainly engaged in activities: Engineering and projects. Construcción. Commissioning of facilities. Operation and maintenance. Production and distribution of materials, equipment and services. To whom it May concern? Input Profile Aimed at professionals who develop or want to develop their career in the field of automation, either industrial... [-]

Master in Mechatronics Systems (Lappeenranta University of Technology)

Samara National Research University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Samara

The Master’s programme “Mechatronics Systems”, within course 24.04.05 “Aircraft Engines”, was created together with one of the leading universities in Finland, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT). [+]

Masters in Automation. The Master’s programme “Mechatronics Systems”, within course 24.04.05 “Aircraft Engines”, was created together with one of the leading universities in Finland, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT). The students have the unique opportunity of borrowing the experience not only of Russian, but also foreign specialists in the field of building mechatronics systems and receiving education of the highest level, confirmed simultaneously with two diplomas, Russian and European. The programme graduates receive not only deep theoretical knowledge, but also broad practical skills in automatic control systems, commercial pneumatic and hydraulic units, and mechatronics systems. The students study theory without separation from practice, which is supported by multiple laboratory equipment units, created on the basis of modern commercial models. The graduates in this academic programme are in demand both by Russian enterprises and foreign companies working with automation and mechatronics. Brief characterisation of the programme The programme prepares high-class specialists who have deep theoretical knowledge and practical skills in automatic control systems, commercial pneumatic and hydraulic units and mechatronics systems. After completing this specialty, the professional abilities received by the students allow them to be achievers in various types of activity: research; organisational; production-manufacturing; design; experimental. The programme emphasises special disciplines in the fields of automation, mechatronics, dynamics and strength, design of pneumatic and hydraulic system units, as well as the design fundamentals of aviation engine control systems. Studies are conducted by Candidates and Doctors of Science with extensive teaching, production and research experience using multimedia equipment and a large... [-]

Master in Computer and Automation Engineering

University of Siena
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Siena

The MSC in Computer and Automation Engineering aims at providing high-level competences for the design, management, development and innovation in the fields of advanced hardware and software architectures, and of control systems and robotics. In particular, the program is focused on human-machine interaction in a wide sense, spanning topics such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, high performance processing of massive data... [+]

PHYSICS, ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS AREA from 05:00 to 07:00 pm Presentation of the Master degree courses by the Head of the Department of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences Prof Andrea Garulli, and by the vocational guidance Deputy, Prof Domenico Prattichizzo and Prof Luca Chiantini: - Computer and Automation Engineering - Electronics and Communications Engineering - Engineering management - Applied Mathematics Master in Computer and Automation Engineering LM-32 - 120 CREDITS · Language: English (level B1 required) · Specializations: Information systems, Robotics and automation · Years: 2 · Numerus clausus: No The MSC in Computer and Automation Engineering aims at providing high-level competences for the design, management, development and innovation in the fields of advanced hardware and software architectures, and of control systems and robotics. In particular, the program is focused on humanmachine interaction in a wide sense, spanning topics such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, high performance processing of massive data collections, human-robot interfaces, and systems for production automation. The program provides advanced competences in the area of computer and automation engineering. To get admission in this course of studies students must possess: a background in mathematics, statistics and physics, equivalent to the one achieved in first-level (B.A.) engineering degrees; basics principles of computer science, control, electronics and telecommunications; basic programming skills. Study plan 2015/16 Specialization Information systems taught in English first year · Automata and queueing systems 6 ECTF · Advanced digital image processing 9 ECTF · High performance computer architecture 9 ECTF · Machine learning 6 ECTF · Advanced... [-]

Master in Advanced Mechatronics

Université Savoie Mont Blanc
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 France Annecy-le-Vieux

Mechatronics is a synergistic and integrated process of several sciences and skills (among which control and computer sciences, electronics, mechanics) which allows to conceive and to design products and systems with augmented or improved functionality and which requires to consider the conception of the product or system in its overall lifecycle in a cooperative interdisciplinary approach. [+]

Masters in Automation. OBJECTIVE Mechatronics is a synergistic and integrated process of several sciences and skills (among which control and computer sciences, electronics, mechanics) which allows to conceive and to design products and systems with augmented or improved functionality and which requires to consider the conception of the product or system in its overall lifecycle in a cooperative interdisciplinary approach. After having completed this program, the students are be prepared for Ph.D studies. They can also work as engineers or occupy high level technical and scientific positions in research centers, in research and development departments and in specialized consulting firms. COMPETENCIES AND KNOW-HOW The Master’s students gain the skills to meet the requirements of a multidisciplinary mechatronic project and they become familiar with the requirements of a research activity through blended learning including project-based learning. 3 main competencies are developed during the curriculum through supervised sessions, on-line courses and projects: Design and achieve a mechatronic system • implementing the lifecycle of the system or product • implementing an integrated process of multiphysics and multi-technology modeling, simulation and design • choosing, designing and implementing the required sensors and instrumentation • designing the mechanical and/or electromechanical architecture • choosing, designing and implementing the digital infrastructure present IN and located AROUND the system Manage a research project • organizing his/her activity and the activity of his/her team • reporting to the research program manager • considering the questions of eco-responsibility of his/her projects and their legal and economic consequences Master the skills required... [-]