24 months
12000 EUR/year
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Tampere University offers a unique learning environment for factory automation and robotics. After completing the Factory Automation and Robotics, Automation Engineering programme from Tampere University, you will be qualified to pursue a wide range of career opportunities in different fields of automation and robotics.

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To be a successful student of Automation Engineering, you need to have a background in an applicable field of engineering with proficiency in mathematics and physics and strong programming skills.

The studies consist of two majors that complement each other. The studies in Factory Automation and Industrial Informatics prepare you to apply systems thinking to design, develop and integrate factory automation and information systems. The robotics major provides you with skills and knowledge related to robotics and the technology involved, such as the fundamentals of robotics, the control of robotics and sensing/perception systems. You can flavor your studies into different directions depending on your interest and career directions you want to take.

After graduation, you will have excellent career opportunities in different fields of engineering. The jobs that our graduates have gone into include, for example, project manager, design engineer, application specialist, automation system designer and R&D engineer. With your Factory Automation and Robotics, Automation Engineering programme from Tampere University , you will also have excellent opportunities to continue working in academia as a scientist or pursue a doctoral degree.


During the studies, students develop the expertise to take up different expert, development and management positions in their field. Many of our students do their thesis work at industry or work there as summer trainees.

You will have the required competencies to pursue a career in industry or continue your studies towards a doctoral degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Control
  • Master's Thesis Seminar in Automation
  • Graduate Studies, Automation and Materials Engineering
  • Programming: Structures
  • Differential Equations
    • Matrix Analysis
    • Discrete Mathematics

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    120 ECTS


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    Bachelor’s degree - nationally recognized first cycle degree

    • an applicable bachelor’s degree at a university or a university of applied sciences in Finland
    • a bachelor's degree completed in a university outside Finland which provides eligibility for equivalent University master’s degree studies in the country in which it was awarded. With a minimum scope of 180 ECTS credits, three to four years of full-time study. From a relevant field for the master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. From a recognised institution of higher education.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      12000 EUR/year
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      Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

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      Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

    Living costs for Tampere

    869 - 1289 EUR /month
    Living costs

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


    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.

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