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 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 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? 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 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 exploitation of artificial intelligence and applied informatics and control of technological aggregates and processes. [+]

Masters in Automation. 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... [-]

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 programme 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, design of advanced automatic machines, diagnostic systems. [+]

The Master Degree in Automation Engineering is a two-year programme 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, design of advanced automatic machines, diagnostic systems. Within this Master Degree Programme students have 2 possibilities: Master Degree in Automation Engineering for 2 years in Bologna; Double-Degree Master Programme with Tongji University (AlmaTong Programme). 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 The admission to this programme is granted to applicants that comply, first, with the curriculum requirements, secondly with the necessary prior preparation and thirdly with the language requirements (section 1.3). If the curriculum requirements are not complied with, the access to the Second Cycle Degree in Automation Engineering/Ingegneria dell'Automazione is denied. If the curriculum requirements are complied with, the applicant's prior preparation has to be assessed. The admission is granted if all requirements are fulfilled. The procedures to verify curriculum requirements and prior preparation are listed below. Curriculum requirements To be admitted to the Second cycle Degree in Automation Engineering/Ingegneria dell'Automazione the applicant must hold a University degree... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Automation. Field of Study Robotics Entrance Requeirements - fully compleated 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) [-]

Master of Engineering in Automatic control, signal and Image

Centrale Nantes
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 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 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. [+]

Masters in Automation. 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:... [-]

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.... [-]


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 micro-electronic 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 update 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 micro-electronic 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 Degree Course in Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems

University of Catania
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy 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. [+]

Objectives 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 HOW TO ENROL IN A MASTER DEGREE COURSE... [-]

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 programme draws on three main fields of knowledge... [+]

Masters in Automation. 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 programme draws on three main fields of knowledge: interactive technology, cognitive sciences and interactive media. To achieve its objective, the programme 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 programme's goal is to produce integrators of such interactive cognitive devices and programmes. The CSIM offers a wide range of lectures and tutorials by renowned scientists. In terms of theory, students will acquire a basic understanding of the cognitive functions of the brain and its computational models, key issues in the development of interactive cognitive systems. At the practical level, students will learn to design and develop creative and scientific solutions in order to rationally, consistently and efficiently integrate current and future technologies into interactive cognitive systems. The CSIM programme offers students the scientific and practical tools they need to pursue their studies independently and to develop and integrate interactive cognitive systems into useful systems with real-world applications.... [-]

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. This is a technical master's programme, and students are expected to be familiar with mathematical language and computer science. Objectives The master's programme aims to provide students with: A solid background in models and algorithms for the analysis, design and development of intelligent interactive systems. An entry point into high-level research in the field in which they make their contributions. Teaching staff The programme's lecturers include the ICREA research professors Hector Geffner, Gabor Lugosi and Leo Wanner; Ricardo Baeza-Yates, director of Yahoo! Labs Europe; and Vladimir Estivill-Castro, of the UPF and Griffith University (Australia). Who is it for? This is a highly technical programme, and students are expected to have prior knowledge of mathematical language and computer science. To apply to the programme, students must hold an undergraduate degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or engineering, or have a similar background. Structure The programme is research-oriented and divided into... [-]

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: ... [-]