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Automation engineering

Minor

Tampere University offers minor studies in automation engineering. The minor offers basic knowledge on

  • control systems
  • automation systems and
  • robotics.

Control system studies build the theoretical knowledge of control systems that are base for all automation systems. The automation system studies concentrate on the realisation of automation systems in different application fields. The robotics studies give basic knowledge on robotics and their technology.

Automation is found everywhere and our current everyday life is depending on the various automation systems such as production and distribution of electricity and heating. Ordering items from web-store is possible of because of automation and the order starts chain of automated tasks including picking from storage, packaging, transportation, invoicing and so on. In the future robot can deliver the package to your home door. Automation is key competence area for Finnish export technology products.

Professor in charge

Tampere University
Matti Vilkko
matti.vilkko(at)tuni.fi

Contact person in practical matters

Tampere University
Seppo Tikkanen
seppo.tikkanen(at)tuni.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech
Pilvi Lempiäinen , Head of study services
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
Technical studies
Topic:
Automation engineering
Credits:
5–20 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
2020–2021
Application deadline:
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Host university:
Tampere University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Blended,
Online
Place of contact learning:
Tampere
Language:
English,
Finnish
General prerequisites:
Knowledge on mathematics and basic programming skills are needed on all courses.
Study suitable for:
All students who are interested on automation
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