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Robotics and Control

Umea University

24 months
6944 EUR/year
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The Master's Program in Robotics and Control at Umea University is interdisciplinary with courses that cover important aspects of modern robotics, such as autonomous systems, field robotics, artificial intelligence, computer vision, mobile robots, embedded systems, modeling and control systems.


Key facts

The education consists of lectures, group exercises, seminars, laboratory work, assignments, and projects. Many courses contain a large portion of laboratory work to provide hands-on experience using the state of the art software and hardware. Your study focus may be put on artificial intelligence, related robotics or control related robotics, depending on your interests. It is also possible and encouraged to personalize the program by selecting additional courses according to own interests and including them in the diploma. All instruction is in English.

Parallell courses

Typically the students study two courses in parallel for a period that is a half of a semester. Each study period ends with an exam period. Every course has three written examination opportunities each year. The programme also includes a one-semester project work of 30 ECTS. It is defended orally and documented in the form of a written Master's Thesis.

Career Opportunities

With a Master's degree in Robotics and Control from Umea University you can conduct research and develop new and advanced technologies, for example unmanned vehicles, high level automation of construction machinery, mining equipment, process control in factories, computer vision related products, simulation softwares, advanced sensor systems, and wearable systems.

There is an increasing need for engineers who can design, build, and maintain complex, automated, and intelligent systems of today and of the future. 

Further studies?

A Master degree in Robotics and Control also makes you eligible for PhD studies and opens up possibilities for an academic career in robotics and control systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Artificial Intelligence – basics
  • Artifical Intelligence – methods and applications
  • Adaptive Control
  • Control Methods for Robot Applications
  • Image Processing
  • Modeling in Robotics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A Bachelor's or Bachelor degree or equivalent first-cycle qualification comprising of at least 180 ECTS. Specific entry requirements are: a) 15 ECTS in Computing Science, with a minimum of 7,5 ECTS programming, or equivalent. b) 7,5 ECTS digital electronics, logic, system programming, or equivalent. c) 30 ECTS in Mathematics, including analysis, linear algebra, statistics. d) 7,5 ECTS control theory, or signal processing, or numerical methods, or differential equations. 
  • Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6944 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6944 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Application fee SEK900 
  • Tuition fee, first instalment SEK71,400 
  • Total fee SEK285,600

Living costs for Umeå

7125 - 11770 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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