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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Master of Automotive Systems

HAN University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Netherlands Arnhem + 1 more

Based entirely on current demands and requirements in the field, the curriculum directly reflects major trends in the vehicle development industry. It focuses on exciting new developments such as intelligent vehicle systems (vehicle dynamics and control, driver [+]

Masters in Automation. Focus on latest trends in the industry Based entirely on current demands and requirements in the field, the curriculum directly reflects major trends in the vehicle development industry. It focuses on exciting new developments such as intelligent vehicle systems (vehicle dynamics and control, driver assistance) and advanced propulsion design (driveline and powertrain). This Masters course will provide you with skills and knowledge relevant to the latest developments in the automotive industry. The course is internationally oriented and taught entirely in English. A career in the automotive industry If you have attained your Bachelors in Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering and wish to further your education and career prospects in the automotive field, this Masters course is for you! The course prepares you for specific development and design positions. Areas within the industry that you can move into as a Masters graduate include software and test engineering, development and design engineering, applied research, production management, sales engineering and customer service. Master of Engineering in Automotive Systems HAN University of Applied Sciences has an excellent international reputation with over 60 years' experience in teaching and research in automotive technology. On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Master of Science. Full-time or part-time course taught in English The Masters course in Automotive Systems is taught entirely in English. You can combine your work and studies by choosing the part-time option. If you opt for studying full-time in the Netherlands, we will help you to... [-]

Master in Renewable, Thermal and Power Engineering

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

National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Renewable, Thermal and Power Engineering according to Russian State Educational Standard [+]

National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Renewable, Thermal and Power Engineering according to Russian State Educational Standard in the following directions: - Electric Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering - Thermal Power Engineering and Heat Engineering - Nuclear Power Engineering and Thermophysics - Power Engineering Machinery - Mechatronics and Robotics - Applied Mechanics WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE MPEI MPEI students have a chance to study at one of the most prestigious universities of Russia according to numerous rankings and surveys. For more than eighty years of history MPEI have trained a huge number of the qualified engineers, prominent scientists who were standing at the origins of many technical achievements, in particular, of laser creation. At MPEI the Nobel Prize winners A.D. Sakharov and P.A. Cherenkov worked in different periods. In the 20th century in the Special Design Bureau of MPEI, which possesses its own Center of Deep Space Communication, radio images of the Venus surface and a reverse side of the Moon were obtained for the first time. Among the most famous graduates of MPEI there are the ex-Chairman of the State Council of China Li Peng and the ex-President of Romania Ion Iliescu, Ministers of Engineering and heads of the engineering companies of many countries of the world. MPEI partners in science and education include about 140 foreign universities, and such well-known companies like ABB, Siemens, Schneider Electric, EPRI, Skoda, Samsung and others. Getting the unique training in any chosen field, MPEI graduates never have... [-]

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. Subject to the agreement of the French Minister of National Education, Higher Education and Research 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... [-]

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 - 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 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 Automation Engineering

University of Bologna School of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Automation. 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... [-]

Master in Intelligent Interactive Systems

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 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... [-]

Master in Mechatronic Systems

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

The aim of the study is to prepare graduates for research and development work, and design of mechatronic systems with applications in the various kinds of production and applied technologies. [+]

Masters in Automation. Branch Profile The aim of the study is to prepare graduates for research and development work, and design of mechatronic systems with applications in the various kinds of production and applied technologies. Graduate profile includes methods for the integrated design of mechatronic systems which are composed from the mechanical and electronic subsystems, including actuators, sensors and control systems. Graduates are trained in computer aided modeling and computer simulation and design of control algorithms. Key Learning Outcomes KNOWLEDGE Graduates will have gained knowledge important for the design of mechatronic systems. SKILLS Graduates are able to analyse the dynamic properties of complex structured systems and use mathematical/physical modelling and simulation of dynamic systems. GENERAL COMPETENCIES The background from electrical, mechanical and control engineering allows graduates to work with complex structured systems and to consider the interaction of different dynamic subsystems in the design phase of the new mechatronic system, using the suitable control to achieve the required behaviour of the final system. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The multidisciplinary education is a great advantage for the work in different areas of engineering. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents. Graduation Requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits List of courses is available at the detailed branch description page 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

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 Turbomachinery Aeromechanic University Training THRUST

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

The joint Master's programme in Turbomachinery Aeromechanical University Training (THRUST) is a cooperation between KTH, Duke University, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Université de Liège. The programme offers education of high [+]

Masters in Automation. The joint Master's programme in Turbomachinery Aeromechanical University Training (THRUST) is a cooperation between KTH, Duke University, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Université de Liège. The programme offers education of high international standard as well as cultural experience from at least two different countries and a double degree from two universities. Energy and propulsion are much needed systems in the world for most modern human activities and social development for a sustainable society. Turbomachines produce more than 90% of all electricity in the world, drive the majority of aircrafts and are used extensively as compressors, pumps, etc. in many modern applications (e.g. refrigerators, ventilators, etc). Programme outline The programme is highly integrated, first of all regarding student and teacher mobility for certain common lectures, but also related to the extended use of remote teaching by the specialist teachers at all four universities, in conjunction with “face-to-face” and “virtual” interactive workshops and project courses. The educational programme THRUST offers a unique, modern and highly interactive learning material which enhances the student learning process. This, together with the “remote learning” aspects, will also allow for a substantial potential for already active industrial persons to participate in the programme as part of the life-long learning inside their respective companies. Given the nature of the subject of aeromechanics, multidisciplinary skills are fostered. Career prospects The THRUST programme offers the students a worldwide unique education at a high academic level, involving researchers/teachers at three European and one US top universities in the... [-]

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... [+]

MASTER DEGREE OPEN DAY 8 MAY 2017 AULA MAGNA RETTORATO (Banchi di Sotto, 55 - Siena) FROM 9 AM TO 7 PM The presentation will be streamed live on the University portal at http://live.unisi.it/ On Monday, 8th May 2017, the doors will open at Siena University in order to discover the University's Master Degree programmes. Starting at 9 am in the Aula Magna of the Palazzo del Rettorato, the Presidents of the Teaching Committees for Study Courses and the Deputies for Vocational Guidance and Counselling Services will present the range of advanced courses of the University of Siena. If you have just completed a three-year degree programme and you wish to specialise, the Open Day is an opportunity to discover your path within a wide offer of training courses which includes 29 master degree programmes, including 13 in English, and which ranges from humanities to sciences. The English graduate programmes will be presented in English. The presentation will be streamed live on the University portal at http://live.unisi.it/ During the event, you will also be able to contact the tutor students in attendance by Skype for explanations and information at the following accounts: unisi.orientamento unisi.orientamento2 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... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Automation. 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. [-]

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). [+]

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 amount of graphic... [-]

Master in Robotics and Control

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Umeå Skellefteå + 1 more

The Master's programme in Robotics and Control provides a comprehensive foundation for a professional career in the field of robotics. [+]

Master's Programme in Robotics and Control

 

The Master's programme in Robotics and Control provides a comprehensive foundation for a professional career in the field of robotics. The programme is interdisciplinary, covering robotics related to both artificial intelligence and control systems, with contributions mainly from the Departments of Computing Science and Applied Physics and Electronics.

 

 

TeachingFocus may be put on either artificial intelligence related robotics or control related robotics, depending on the student's interests and qualifications.A relevant curriculum is guaranteed by lectures and hands-on assignments relating directly to ongoing research projects. Many courses in the program contain a large portion of laboratory work in order to provide experience with relevant software and hardware.... [-]