Robotics engineering
Master course (2 years)

What you will study

The syllabus is the same as the international track. It has a simple structure, with just one path, but with several possible choices. Differently form standard degrees, the track offers small 4-credit modules in the second year.

First-year

COMPULSORY SUBJECT (name, credits, semester)

  • Research track1, 5, 1st
  • Research track 2, 5, 2nd
  • Mechanics of mechanisms and machines, 5, 1st
  • Modelling and control of manipulators, 6, 1st

ELECTIVE COURSES (name, credits, semester)

30 credits among:

  • Software architectures for robotics, 5, 2nd
  • Real-time operating systems, 5, 1st
  • Advanced and robot programming, 5, 1st
  • Control of linear multi-variable systems, 5, 1st
  • Non-linear control techniques, 5, 2nd
  • Mobile robots, 5, 2nd
  • Artificial Intelligence for robotics I, 5, 1st
  • Human-computer interaction, 5, 2nd

10 credits among:

  • Computer vision, 5, 1st
  • Machine learning for robotics I, 5, 1st
  • Italian language for foreign students – brief, 4, 1st
  • Italian language for foreign students – long, 5, 1st
  • Mechanical design methods in robotics, 5, 2nd
  • Optimisation techniques, 5, 1st
  • Signal Processing in Robotics, 5, 2nd
  • Artificial Intelligence for robotics II, 5, 2nd
  • Systems identification,5, 2nd

Second-year

COMPULSORY SUBJECT (name, credits, semester)

  • Research Methodology, 1, 1st
  • Master Thesis, 30, 2nd

ELECTIVE COURSES (name, credits, semester)

4 credits among:

  • Flexible Automation, 4, 1st
  • Advanced modelling and simulation techniques for robots, 4, 1st

12 credits among:

  • Ambient Intelligence, 4, 1st
  • Social robotics, 4, 1st
  • Virtual reality for robotics, 4, 1st
  • Cooperative robotics, 4, 1st
  • Embedded systems, 4, 1st
  • Systems identification, 4, 1st
  • Experimental robotics laboratory, 4, 1st
  • Machine learning for robotics II, 4, 1st

12 credits among:

  • Ambient Intelligence, 4, 1st *
  • Social robotics, 4, 1st *
  • Virtual reality for robotics, 4, 1st *
  • Cooperative robotics, 4, 1st *
  • Embedded systems, 4, 1st *
  • Systems identification, 4, 1st *
  • Experimental robotics laboratory, 4, 1st *
  • Machine learning for robotics II, 4, 1st *
  • Biomedical robotics, 4, 1st
  • Italian language for foreign students – brief, 4, 1st
  • Italian language for foreign students – long, 5, 1st
  • Linguistics and philosophy of language, 4, 1st
  • Psychology of perception and action, 4, 1st

(* if not already selected)