Artificial Intelligence and Automation EngineeringUniversity of Siena
About this program
The Master in Artificial Intelligence and Automation Engineering gives students strong scientific and technological background on complex engineering problems with emphasis on advanced topics in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics, and Automation Engineering. Students acquire the appropriate knowledge and expertise for the design of novel software and hardware architectures and are early solicited to interact with companies working in the field to gain real-world experience on currently hot topics. The Master offers plenty of job opportunity in big companies as well as in startups, public institutions, and research centers.
Double Degree option: ESTIA School of Engineering, Bidart (France)
Bachelor/Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
After you have applied, an Enrolment Committee will assess your competences and skills against the requirements of the MSc program.
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.
Procedures at the Italian Diplomatic Representatives
Non-EU citizens are invited to contact the Italian Diplomatic Representation of their countries as soon as possible in order to obtain all the required documents for the pre-enrollment at the University of Siena and for information regarding the VISA process.
EU citizens – Non EU citizens with regular permit to stay – Italians with degrees obtained abroad
They must contact the appropriate Italian Diplomatic Representation in order to obtain all the documents required for enrollment in the University of Siena.
In order to take the MSc courses, students must have an adequate knowledge of the English language, at least of level B1 as established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Students can demonstrate to possess the required knowledge level either through a recognized international certification (see the list) of international certifications recognized by the University of Siena), or by passing a B2 level exam at the Centro Linguistico di Ateneo (CLA).
After enrolment in Siena, students having an international certification must present it to the CLA office. The CLA is located in Piazza San Francesco 7, Siena (more details can be found in the related website).
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for information.
In addition to in-presence teaching, which continues to be the preferred method also in the next Academic Year, every single lesson will be simultaneously live-streamed and/or video recorded and uploaded on our digital platform for subsequent viewing. This mode is essential for students who are temporarily unable to be on premises.
The amount for each international student is based on the student’s country of origin and the course chosen.
Please visit the university website for more information about tuition fees
Credits - 120 ECTS
Awards - MSc (LM-32 Second cycle degree in Computer Systems Engineering)
Graduates 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.
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