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Automation and Control Engineering, M.Sc.

Automation and Control Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #170 (QS) ,
The graduate in Automation and Control Engineering from Politecnico Di Milano is an expert who can actively participate and take the lead in the executive design and development of products and systems. She/he may take on full responsibility for designing, installing, testing and maintaining complex machines and systems. 

About

Mission and goals

The goal of the Automation and Control Engineering programme from Politecnico Di Milano is to provide the graduate with a strong background in fundamental scientific disciplines, such as mathematics and physics, in classical engineering fields, such as thermodynamics, mechanics, electric drives, automatic control, and in the disciplines of the information and telecommunication technology, like computer science, electronics, communication networks. 

Career opportunities

Typical companies where the automation and control engineers may operate include those producing and selling automation systems (both hardware and software); companies that use automated production plants or that manage highly complex services; engineering and consulting firms that design and project complex, economically challenging and technologically advanced plants and systems.

Programme Structure

Subjects

The mandatory courses are:

  • Advanced and multivariable control
  • Automation and control laboratory
  • Computer aided manufacturing
  • Dynamics of electrical machines and drives
  • Dynamics of mechanical systems
  • Model identification and data analysis
  • Software engineering

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity Full-time
                • Full-time duration 24 months
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:

                78

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              • Minimum required score:

                547

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              • Minimum required score:

                6

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              • Minimum required score (Grade C):

                180

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                Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

              Academic Requirements

              Students holding a Bachelor degree in a related area, with a solid background in the fundamentals of engineering, i.e. Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics. Adequate skills are also requested in the core disciplines of the Programme, i.e. Automatic Control, Applied Mechanics, Electrical Machines and Drives.

              Tuition Fee

              • International Applies to you

                3900 EUR/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 3900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
              • EU/EEA Applies to you

                900 EUR/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
              • For EU students fees range from about €900 to €3,900 per year. 

              Living costs for Milano

              • 850 - 1450 EUR/month
                Living Costs

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

              Funding

              Politecnico di Milano offers its students several scholarships opportunities: 

              • Diritto allo Studio (DSU) scholarships
              • Merit-based scholarships
              • Italian Government Scholarships

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