Intelligent Automation, Master | University of Skövde | Skövde, Sweden
12 months
13175 EUR/year
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The Intelligent Automation Master's programme from University of Skövde focuses on the skills and technologies that tomorrow's engineers will need to meet the challenges of the future. Through the Master's programme, you are expected to gain a basic view of the relationship between production technology, industrial automation and information technology. 


This Intelligent Automation programme from University of Skövde gives you the prerequisites for a leading role in the future smart factory where digitisation and virtual tools affect the daily work of both supervisors and operators.

In the future smart factory, digitalisation will not be limited to machine equipment and production systems, but also greatly affect the daily work of both management and operators. The machine and production equipment will be designed, constructed, launched and run based on models, simulations and optimisations using artificial intelligence and other advanced computer technologies. 

High demands on productivity and deliveries are today a matter of course in modern industry, while business and sustainable development are natural elements in all activities.

Upon Completion of Your Studies

The programme prepares you for a career within development of complex machine and production systems and decision support systems either in the consulting industry or at a manufacturing company. Possible career roles are Automation Expert, Systems Engineer or taking responsibility for the technical operation of a production line.

The programme also provides a good foundation for further postgraduate studies in the field of Information Technology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Intelligence
  • Industrial Ergonomics
  • Industrial Systems Philosophy
  • Research Methodology and Communication
  • Scientific Theory in Industrial Informatics
  • Systems Thinking

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor degree of at least 180 higher education credits (equivalent to 180 ECTS) within the fields of integrated product development or production engineering or automation engineering or mechanical engineering or information technology or similar. 
  • A further requirement is proof of skills in English equivalent of studies at upper secondary level in Sweden, known as English course 6 / English course B. This is normally demonstrated by means of an internationally recognized test, e g IELTS, TOEFL or the equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13175 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13175 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
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135,000 SEK per year

Living costs for Skövde

6850 - 9320 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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