AI and Automation (2 years), M.Sc. | University West | Trollhättan, Sweden
24 months
12120 EUR/year
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This fully English-taught, two-year AI and Automation programme at University West prepares you for a future career as a researcher or as an automation engineer who implements new concepts in a company.

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Are you interested in the latest technologies and software – and in working within a challenging field that is constantly developing? Earn a degree in production technology with a unique combination of specialisations: AI and automation. We focus on applied learning, so you’ll get a lot of hands-on work in an industry-like environment in addition to your academic learning. You’ll work in University West ’s renowned physical lab. Additionally, you’ll collaborate with industry through real project work. 

The AI and Automation programme at University West combines learning in production technology and computer science. This allows you to build a unique expertise in both AI and automation, entering the job market as an innovative engineer, where you will shape new production systems and products.

We built this programme for electrical engineers, mechanical engineers and computer engineers to become production technology engineers with advanced skills in AI and automation. Your curriculum is designed to meet the demands of industry.

An added advantage of studying at University West is that you will also have easy access to the rich research environment in the PTC and PTW.

You’ll gain practical experience through assignments as well as group and individual projects in close collaboration with corporate leaders in the industry. The entire programme has been built on the strength of a close collaboration between industry and University West. Every aspect is based on the real hiring needs of companies and research facilities in the industry.


With the development of the Internet of Things and the transition to Industry 4.0, many sectors now realise the importance and potential of AI and automation. AI and automation can support the increased need for flexible and highly automated production. Your studies are founded on the needs of leading companies operating in this sector.

The industry needs engineers like you who understand:

  • Flexible and sustainable automation
  • AI and machine learning
  • Sensor technologies
  • Distributed systems
  • Data mining and analysis

On graduation, you will be highly competitive for positions within the private sector or for further PhD studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Programming for automation
  • Mechatronics for automation
  • Sensor Technology and Image Analysis
  • Big Data Processing and Analysis
  • Deep Learning
  • Automation systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will be considered for admission to the Master in AI and Automation programme if you fulfil the following entry requirements.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering and management or equivalent. Additionally, the degree must be comprised of a minimum of 5 credits in programming and 15 credits in mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12120 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12120 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

For international students: SEK 130,000

Living costs for Trollhättan

6000 - 13000 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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