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Degree programme, curriculum year 2023–2024

Master's Programme in Automation Engineering, 120 cr

Tampere University
Learning outcomes

The Automation Engineering Master's degree provides skills to work in automation engineering in R&D and leadership duties. Degree provides understanding of the effects of automation in different industries and after completing the student is able to:
- acquire, process, evaluate, analyze and use information in a versatile, critical and ethical way
- work as a member of the work community and to promote wellbeing at work and community
- understand the importance of digitalisation in technology and utilize digital operating environments
- understand the importance of customer orientation, sustainable and economically viable solutions in the development and production of products and services
- be able to engage in constructive and expert social discussion
- have sufficient financial and managerial skills and a readiness to expand this know-how

Advanced studies of the degree programme are: Factory Automation and Industrial Informatics, and Robotics

After completing the studies, the student knows the core technologies of his / her field and is able to use and apply key methods and tools in the field. In addition, students are able to acquire and analyze information critically in solving the problem of their field. The student is able to implement research and development activities using existing knowledge and methods in the field and to generate new knowledge and methods in the field. The student knows the development of his / her field and thus identifies the need to develop his or her competence in working life. The student is aware of his / her own activities and their consequences and knows the principles of good scientific practice and the research and professional ethics of their field.

Essential skills in working life such as language, communication and cooperation skills are learned through different ways during the studies. The studies include individual, project and team work. The student will select one of the advanced study modules for his/her Master’s thesis.

After achieving the previous mentioned learning outcomes, students will meet the prerequisites for pursuing a Doctoral degree and continuous learning.

Content description

You have to choose both of the advanced studies modules to your degree and the module you are doing your Master's Thesis is your major. The other module will be your minor.

You can add professional training to your degree to elective studies (max. 10 credits).

Academic years
2022–2023, 2023–2024
Degree titles
Master of Science (Technology)
120 cr
Degree programme type
Master's Degree
Language of instruction
Hervanta campus
751202 Master of Science (Technology), Automation Engineering
Fields of study
  • Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction
Persons responsible
Responsible teacher:
Reza Ghabcheloo
Responsible teacher:
Kari Koskinen 1.1.2024 - 31.12.2028, Head of degree programme