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About Digitalization and Automation at PFH Private University of Applied Sciences

Do you like to break new ground and use digital and automated approaches to do so? Would you like to study the latest developments in science and technology?

The Digitalization and Automation study programme is aimed at graduates of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science and industrial engineering. In the field of robotics, programming and technology, you will be introduced to new developments and future-oriented topics. The special features of the newly created curriculum are the advanced study contents and varied teaching activities, such as interactive lectures and practical experiments.

The future of Master's graduates is the digital, computerised and robotised world. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of digitalization and automation and your studies will prepare you in the best possible way to apply your knowledge in those fields.

The University offers the professional development engineering programme, leading to a Master of Science (M.Sc.), in "Digitalization and Automation" at PFH Hansecampus Stade

Your Benefits

  • Interdisciplinary study programme that includes engineering, data processing and management
  • Putting theory into practice through numerous projects and case studies
  • Completely in English and according to the latest industry requirements
  • Up-to-date content provided by professors with practical experience
  • Selected management content in the study programme
  • Individual support in small learning groups

Your degree in Digitalization and Automation

On the one hand, the aim of the Master's programme " Digitalization and Automation" is, among other things, to deepening the engineering and data processing knowledge, that have already been acquired in a bachelor's engineering degree programme as well as to sustainably improve engineering-technical manufacturing processes in a global context.

On the other hand, the multi-layered knowledge should be intensified to enable students to work responsibly and successfully on the rapidly changing tasks at the crossroads between engineering, data processing and product sustainability

Study Content

The Master's programme lasts four semesters, in which you acquire the skills to work in companies in the area of engineering and data processing, but to also be a production manager, factory planner and strategic planner.

You will gain practical knowledge through numerous projects and case studies in each semester. In preparation for the job market, you will not only acquire the needed theoretical knowledge but relevant knowledge for modern tools to optimise the effectiveness of the processes.

A scientific-theoretical orientation of the master's programme is shown in the examination of current research statuses in the lectures, as well as in the preparation of scientific papers.

Content of the Study Programme

  • Advanced knowledge in engineering and data processing
  • Project Management and Change Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Digital Technologies
  • Industrial Automation and Robotics
  • Practice project
  • Master's thesis

Career Prospects

With the Master of Science in Digitalization and Automation, you will qualify to work in companies, organisations and start-ups as a production manager, factory planner and strategic planner. You will be able to better understand, shape and lead the increasingly digitalized industry of the future.

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  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 semester
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesEUR 5400 per semester

Entry requirements

Completed university degree in (industrial) engineering, a technical-scientific area or a closely related subject.

Proof of advanced English language skills, eg TOEFL iBT, IELTS, ESOL CAE or BEC Higher.

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