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Compare 15 Masters Programs in Automation

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.

15 Results in Automation Filter

Master automatic, automation and robotics

laSalle Barcelona Postgraduate
Campus Full-time September 2019 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.

Master in Mechatronic and Cyber-Physical Systems

Deggendorf Institute of Technology
Campus Full-time 3 semesters October 2019 Germany Pfarrkirchen

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

Faculty of Automation and Computing

Technical University of Varna
Campus Full-time October 2019 Bulgaria Varna

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

Master in Cognitive Systems & Interactive Media

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

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

Master in Intelligent Interactive Systems

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2019 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's Degree in Automotive Engineering

Universidad Europea
Campus Full-time 9 months October 2019 Spain Villaviciosa de Odón

The University Master's Degree in Automotive Engineering from the Universidad Europea is the most complete and specialized program in its category. You will be trained both in technical skills (Motors, Dynamics, Simulation ...) and in Management skills (Project Management, Commercial Network, Production and Logistics ...).

Master in Machine Learning

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 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.

Master in Automation Engineering

University of Bologna
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Italy Bologna

The Master's Degree in Automation Engineering provides participating students advanced competencies in many important fields of Automation, Such as Robust Control, System Theory, Software for Real-Time Control, Vision Systems, Mechanical Systems, Design of Advanced Automatic Machines, Diagnostic Systems along with up-to-date contents in Mechatronics and Robotics.

Master's Degree in Automation Engineering and Industrial Computing

University of Oviedo -
Campus Full-time 18 months September 2019 Spain Oviedo

The Master in Automation Engineering and Industrial Computing forms professionals capable of developing the potential of new technologies in industrial production, from the engineering and development of advanced automation systems, to the design of plant information management systems, supervision and complex quality control, with special emphasis on the application of Information and Communication Technologies in such industrial facilities at all levels.

Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction

Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia - IAAC
Campus Full-time Part-time 9 - 18 months October 2019 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

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

Master in Automation and Computing in Industrial Technologies

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Czech Republic Ostrava

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

Master of Engineering (Industrial Automation)

Engineering Institute Of Technology
Campus Online Full-time Part-time 2 years June 2019 Australia Perth + 2 more

In this accredited and prestigious program, you will gain skills and know-how in the latest and developing technologies in instrumentation, process control, and industrial automation.

Advanced Master Unmanned Aircraft Systems Services and Management

ENAC
Campus Full-time 2 semesters October 2019 France Toulouse

Enac, the first European Aviation School, innovates by creating this new UASSM master to allow its students to acquire all skills to future professionals in this promising business sector. ENAC benefits of its long history in education and research.

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

Centrale Nantes
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 France Nantes

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

Master in Automotive Design and Manufacturing

University of Deusto
Campus Full-time 1 year Open Enrollment Spain Bilbao

This master's degree is aimed at graduates in engineering, as well as technical engineers or higher engineers in the areas of mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, automotive engineering or other degrees related to the industrial area who seek to specialize in the automotive area.