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 InternationalUniversity 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 MarketLast 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.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- 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
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesIndustrial & Systems Engineering Mechanical Engineering Robotics
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International9509 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9509 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
- SEK 100,000 for Non-EU/EEA students.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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!
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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