First cycle degree in

Automation and System Engineering

Class: L-8 - Information technology engineering

y2024 WUR Subject Computer Science and Information Systems badge 200
Class L-8 - Information technology engineering
Duration 3 years
Branch Padova
Language English and Italian
Tuition fees and scholarships
Programme coordinator MARCO SANTAGIUSTINA
Access Open access with assessment test
Reference structures Department of information engineering, School of engineering

Delivered in English and Italian, the Automation and Systems Engineering course trains professionals capable of designing, implementing, and managing control system. A general field of Industrial Engineering is covered within the most diverse production and service contexts. Its distinct multidisciplinary character offers numerous laboratory and hands on work that prepare you to face the challenges of modern professions in the sector. Automation and Systems Engineering Course graduates may pursue a master's degrees in the ICT sectors or start their career working in the automation and information technology sectors of small and medium-sized businesses and in public administration.

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Characteristics and objectives

The bachelor degree in Automation and Systems Engineering aims at training professionals able to operate in the fields of design, implementation, and management of control systems and more generally in the field of Information Engineering, in the most diverse production and service contexts.
The educational objectives of the course are distinguished by a broad-spectrum methodological training, which starts from the acquisition of knowledge in physical-mathematical and computer science fundamentals, in the field of automation and control systems and more generally in the areas of information engineering technologies and methodologies.
The in-depth knowledge of the basic sciences is fundamental to acquire the necessary knowledge both to interpret and describe engineering problems and to place the solutions in the most diverse operational contexts.

Occupational opportunities

The professional opportunities of the graduated person include the automation sector as well as all sectors of information technologies, such as information technology, electronics, biomedical field, telecommunications. In such fields it will be possible to find employment in the role of head of 'innovation and development of manufacturing, design, planning, programming and systems management. Graduates will be able to find employment in small and medium-sized enterprises as well as in the public administration.

From Bachelor's degree to Master's degree

The specific design of the training, having the prerogative of providing wide-range skills, takes into account both the needs of graduates who want to continue their studies in a master's degree in the field of automation, and of those who want to continue in other areas of information engineering.