AI and Automation (1 year), M.Sc. | University West | Trollhättan, Sweden
M.Sc. On Campus

AI and Automation (1 year)

12 months
12500 EUR/year
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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 (1 year) at University West. 


During the AI and Automation (1 year) programme at University West, 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. This fully English-taught, one-year programme prepares you for a future career as a researcher or as an automation engineer who implements new concepts in a company.

Work Integrated Learning

University West is Sweden’s leading university in work integrated learning (WIL). We were tasked with the development of WIL by the Swedish government 15+ years ago and continue to lead the field today. This approach focuses on problem-based learning for industry and gives you access to real projects from partner companies and research centres.Your courses and instructors are based in the active research of Production Technology West (PTW), internationally recognised for work in production systems and processes in the manufacturing industry.We built your specialisation in AI and automation in close collaboration with corporate partners, who will provide you with insight and project work throughout your studies. Your training concludes with a master’s thesis you design and complete in collaboration with a company or within the PTW research group.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Automation and AI, cloud automation and digital twins
  • Process control and optimal control in the manufacturing process
  • Sensor technology, smart sensing and image analysis
  • Data and image processing
  • Robotics
  • Human-machine interaction
  • Applied machine learning
  • AI
  • Big Data
  • Data mining
  • Distributed systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Mechatronics or programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree of Bachelor of Science in computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or industrial engineering and management. Additionally, the Bachelor of Science degree must be comprised of a minimum of 5 HE credits in programming and 15 HE credits in mathematics. Verified knowledge of English corresponding to the course English B/English 6 in the Swedish Upper Secondary School (high school) or equivalent.
  • The English language requirement is the equivalent of English studies at the upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 12 months.

SEK 130,000 per year

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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