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Computer and Automation Engineering

M.Sc.
24 months
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About

The Computer and Automation Engineering programme taught at University of Siena aims at providing high-level competences for the design, management, development and innovation in the fields of advanced hardware and software architectures, and of control systems and robotics.

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Overview

In particular, the Computer and Automation Engineering programme offered by the University of Siena is focused on human-machine interaction in a wide sense, spanning topics such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, high performance processing of massive data collections, human-robot interfaces, and systems for production automation. 

Career Prospects

The Master’s graduate in Computer and Automation Engineering can find jobs in industries, public companies, financial institutions and research centres, whose R&D divisions carry out activities in the fields of information systems, industrial automation and robotics. Furthermore, the MSc in Computer and Automation Engineering allows students to access PhD programs in the areas of Information Engineering.

More specifically, the professions which are more suitable to the computer and automation engineer are those requiring advanced competences and skills on: industrial automation and process control; robotic systems; modelling and simulation of dynamical systems; data analysis; information systems; systems including artificial intelligence; design of hardware/software integrated systems; man-machine interfaces exploiting natural language; human-robot interfaces; design and management of biological databases.

Graduates in Computer and Automation Engineering can access the Italian Professional Society of Engineers, Information Engineering.

Programme Structure

  • Courses include:
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Automata and Queueing Systems
  • Big Data
  • High Performance Computer Architecture
  • Machine Learning
  • Advanced Digital Image Processing
  • Models and Languages for Bioinformatics
  • Network Optimization
  • Test of Competence in English – B2

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • After you have applied, an Enrolment Committee will assess your competencies and skills against the requirements of the MSc Programme.
  • Your application will be processed only if the GPA of your undergraduate degree is above the minimum values reported here: list of minimum GPA by country
The competences required to be admitted to the MSc in engineering are:
  • a background in mathematics, statistics and physics, equivalent to the one achieved in first-level (B.A.) engineering degrees;
  • basics principles of computer science, control, electronics and telecommunications;
  • basic programming skills.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee is calculated according to the country of origin and ranges from a minimum of € 756 to a maximum of € 2,626 (per year). 

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Funding

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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