Robotics and Automation (distance)

University West

M.Sc. Online
12 months
9509 EUR/year
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The Robotics and Automation (distance) course from University West offers a focus on applications for industry and is created through collaboration between industry and researchers. Your studies will have an emphasis on problem-based learning for industry.


As a society, we have entered an age of digitisation – the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0. This puts new demands on future engineers. 

With training central to the development of smart factories, including automation, industry robots and simulation technology, you will be keenly sought after. This one-year programme in Robotics and Automation (distance) from University West is taught in virtual environments (distance learning) and all your studies have a close link to industry.

Intimate And International

University West offers an intimate environment without the usual barriers between academic staff and students. Here, your professors are easily accessible to answer questions, hold discussions and provide individual feedback. The teacher-to-student ratio is higher than at most other comparable programmes at other universities.

A Solid Job Market

Last but not least, the job market for graduates of this programme is extremely good. You benefit both from the quality of your programme here at University West and the fact that Sweden is known as one of the most innovative countries in the world – and is a leader in the field of automation. A Master’s Degree in Robotics and Automation will open doors to further studies and research or a career in industry, both in Sweden and abroad.


Upon completing this programme, you will be very sought after on the job market. Our graduates work for example with programming, simulation and deployment of industrial robot and automation systems or as project managers for design and development of new automation solutions.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Automation and Robotics Research
  • Automation Systems
  • Degree Work
  • Operations Management
  • Robot Certificate
  • Robot Modelling
  • Robotic Simulation
  • Robotic Systems
  • Scientific Methods in Robotics and Automation
  • Simulation of Automated Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or industrial engineering and management. Additionally, the degree must be comprised of a minimum of 5 credits in programming and 15 credits in mathematics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9509 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9509 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • SEK 100,000 for Non-EU/EEA students.


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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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