Course in Robotics and Control

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology

Program Description

Course in Robotics and Control

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology

Science without Borders - Robotics and Control

Umeå University welcomes qualified students from Brazil as part of the Science without Borders (Ciência sem Fronteiras) programme.

Science without Borders is a Brazilian Government scholarship programme which aims to send 100,000 Brazilians in overseas higher education institutions over the next four years to study in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and creative industries at universities across the world.

During the 2013 and 2014, higher education institutions in Sweden will welcome a total of over 2,000 Brazilian students.Seats will beavailable at the undergraduate and postgraduate (master) level.

Field robots, artificial intelligence, mobile robots and embedded systems. The course package in Robotics and Control covers important aspects of modern robotics. Lectures, lab work and projects are closely connected to ongoing research at Umeå University.

The course package is interdisciplinary and deals with several important aspects of the field of robotics, such as autonomous systems, field robotics, artificial intelligence, computer vision, mobile robots, embedded systems, modelling and control systems. 

Many courses contain a large portion of laboratory work to provide hands-on experience using the state of the art software and hardware. The study focus may be put on artificial intelligence related robotics or control related robotics, depending on the student’s interests.

Lectures, lab work, projects, and assignments connects to ongoing research in robotics at Umeå University.

Special requirements

  • 15 ECTS in Computing Science
7.5 ECTS in Electronics

  • 30 ECTS in Mathematics
7.5 ECTS in Mathematical Statistics

  • English: IELTS/TOEFL 6,0/80.

Tuition fee

The tuition fee for the course package, 60 ECTS, is:
 SEK 135 000

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 10, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
10 months
Full time
135,000 SEK
Start date Sept. 2016
Sweden Umeå
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 10 months
Price 135,000 SEK