MSc in MechatronicsTallinn University of Technology
About this program
MSc in Mechatronics
The programme aims to give students professional knowledge and skills for a successful career in the future that are orientated to ICT intensive engineering technologies, such as mechatronics, robotics and automation, which presume professional abilities to integrate, conduct and lead complex engineering projects integrating smart ICT and hardware technologies for solving practical problems and starting a new business. This programme is strongly orientated towards practical, hands-on projects and developing practical skills supported by laboratories of mechatronics, robotics, machine vision, automation, etc. and computer classes.
- Degree: Master of Science in Engineering (MSc)
- Duration: 2 years
- Faculty: School of Engineering
- Study Load: 120 ECTS
- Mode of Study: Full-time study
Applicants will need the following:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in mechatronics, ICT, electronics, mechanics, physics or science
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Curriculum outline (120 ECTS):
- General studies - include courses about entrepreneurship and business planning, quality management, Estonian language and culture, management and leadership and more.
- Core studies - cover basics of mechatronics, including advanced robotics, mechatronic systems modelling and control, control instrumentation, microprocessor systems, etc.
- Special studies - students can choose Specialisation Grounds (dynamics of robots and machines, object-oriented programming, electronics, data acquisition means and methods), Mechatronics Applications (industrial automation and drives, industrial internship, prototyping, mechatronics and smart systems project), Smart Systems (fundamentals of sustainable energy engineering, computer-aided manufacturing, advanced manufacturing planning and control systems, biomedical sensors, foundations of cyber security, machine vision, etc.).
- Free choice courses - students can choose from a wide variety of courses offered at the university.
- Graduation thesis - a research project that presents technical or research problems in the area of mechatronics, automation or robotics.
Scholarships & funding
A tuition fee waiver is a scholarship that grants free education based on the points gained in the course of admission. It is automatically awarded to the best candidates according to the points gained in the course of admission. Scholarship is awarded for the whole study period.
Tuition Fee: non-EU - 4000 EUR/year
EU citizens are exempt from tuition fees for this programme.
Graduates of this programme will be awarded a Master of Science in Engineering (MSc).
The graduates of the programme possess skills applicable in a broad sphere, such as automation and robotics and mechatronics engineers in industry; project managers and entrepreneurs and managers of innovative SMEs orientated towards developing cutting edge technology or medicinal devices; health and space industry; security; products combining hardware and ICT, etc. Active and bright mechatronics engineers are urgently needed in the fields of automatic production lines and robotics such as ABB or SIEMENS. Students can also continue their studies at PhD level in mechatronics or in a related field.
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A vision of today’s society is innovative, entrepreneurial, technologically advanced, and open to the world, and this is what Tallinn Unversity of Technology (TalTech) is applying for through internationally high-level studies and research. At TalTech, we make real things and develop...
Why study at Tallinn University of Technology
Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) is the flagship in engineering and IT science and education in Estonia, providing higher education at all levels in engineering and technology, information technology, economics, science, and maritime. TalTech’s mission is to be a promoter of science, technology, and innovation and a leading provider of engineering and economic education in Estonia. The curricula are regularly updated to meet the needs of the labour market and strong private sector practitioners are involved. TalTech’s learning environment is also constantly evolving – several laboratories have been renovated and more and more teaching is done via e-channels. TalTech supports companies in organisational and product development. The Innovation and Business Centre Mektory brings together researchers, students, and entrepreneurs. Young people get inspiration, knowledge, and resources to establish and develop student start-ups. The university attaches great importance to the distinctive high standard of science and teaching and academic freedom. Thus, TalTech has become the first university in Estonia to offer a tenure-based academic career model.
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I am at my final year of MSc Thesis and so far I am very satisfied with the university. Facilities are excellent and university provides large number of opportunities to explore your engineering hobbies and pursue career goals. Some lectures are better than the others of course, but overall it leaves a positive impression.