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Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems

Academic Year: 
Degree Level: 
Master's Degree
2 years
Teaching Facility: 
Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Access Requirements: 
Italian Classification: 
LM25 - Ingegneria dell'automazione
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Course Overview

The Master's Degree programme in Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems is designed for the future workforce, dealing with technological innovation in specific industrial contexts and in public or private research labs.

The programme also features the needs of streamlining process and methodology towards successful outcomes in terms of process, control and automation design, with advanced techniques such as computer design.

Educational Goals

The job of an automation engineer is marked by a really great understanding of the issues that industrial engineering goes through as opposed to other fellow professionals of the information technology arena. It is in systems design, in fact, that the actual process takes place, which is why it is generally managed by engineers of the industrial sector.

This MSc is delivered in English to enable easy entry into the job market.

Job Opportunities

Automation Engineers can find job opportunities within the automatic or robotic sector and with high-tech manufacturers integrating IT components, measuring, transmission and actuation equipment.

Typical job titles

  • Electrotechnical and Industrial Automation Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer and/or Bioengineer