Laurea Magistrale (Second cycle degree/Two year Master - 120 ECTS) in Advanced Automotive Engineering

Degree programme

Programme type Laurea Magistrale (Second cycle degree/Two year Master - 120 ECTS)
Academic Year 2017/2018
General policies and regulations D.M. 270
Code 9239
Course class LM-33 - Mechanical engineering
Mode of study Traditional lecture (classroom-taught)
Admission typology Restricted access
Degree Type Joint degree programme
Inter-University programme UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI MODENA E REGGIO EMILIA , UNIVERSITA' DI FERRARA , UNIVERSITA' DI PARMA
Type International Degree Programme
Teachers Teachers
Language English

Admission requirements and assessment of previously acquired knowledge/competences

Candidatesfor the 2nd cycle degree programme in Automation Engineering shallmeet the curricular requirements and must pass a test to assess their personalcompetencies and skills.

CURRICULARREQUIREMENTS
Candidatesmust have a 1st cycle degree or other suitable qualificationobtained abroad in one of the classes listed in the degree programme teachingregulations. Alternatively, a degree from a different class from that indicatedhaving acquired credits in the subject areas indicated in the admissionrequirements defined in the Degree Programme Teaching Regulation. Knowledge ofthe English language to level B2.

ASSESSMENTOF PERSONAL COMPETENCES AND SKILLS
Admission tothe 2nd cycle degree programme is subject to the passing of a testto assess the candidates' personal competencies and skills, which will followthe methods defined in the degree programme teaching regulations. More details can be found inthe Degree Programme Regulations.

Programme profile

The specificlearning outcomes of the 2nd cycle degree programme in AutomationEngineering aim to produce professional figures with a solid basic and specificbackground able to cover management, design and coordination roles in companieswhich require knowledge of sizing and implementation of highly complexarchitectures, automatic and robotic systems, automation processes and plantswhich integrate computer components, measuring, transmission and actuationequipment. Therefore, they will have an in-depth knowledge of the specificsubjects of this class, with particular attention to the fields of advanceddesign, innovation and development of production, planning and programming,management and organisation of complex systems. It follows that graduateautomation engineers possess in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge of theautomation, mechanics, computing, electronics and electro technical sectors.
Graduateswill possess the following skills:
-Inclination for advanced design, integrating mechanical, electric, computingand control aspects, for particularly complex automation systems and with highlevels of innovation;
-Organisational skills even in complex industrial systems;
- In-depthknowledge of the automation sector.

The computing facilities andlaboratories available to students, and which are constantly being enhanced,provide the setting for students to practically apply the knowledge, workingautonomously and in groups. Internships will also be available through thecollaboration with many local companies with which the university has signedcooperation agreements. Moreover, students may obtain a dual degree: the 2ndcycle degree in Automation Engineering from the University of Bologna and anMSc in Control Theory and Control Engineering from Tongji University inShanghai, China. This opportunity allows students to gain extensive experienceabroad (also in the industrial field, with compulsory internships) and acquireconsiderable transversal and communication skills.

Career opportunities

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