The future of Master's graduates is the digital, computerised and robotised world. 

Digitalization and Automation, Master of Science

Professor Dr.-Ing. Marc Siebert
Professor Siebert ist Dozent an der PFH Göttingen und unterrichtet im Digitalization-Automation-Studium an der PFH, er trägt ein kariertes Hemd und einen dunklen Anzug.
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Interdisciplinary study programme

that includes engineering, business science, digitalization and sustainability

Putting theory into practice

through numerous projects and case studies

Completely in English

and according to the latest industry requirements

Programme details

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. 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 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.

Study content

  • 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.

About PFH university

PFH Private University of Applied Sciences was recognised by the Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture in 1995, which means that it is Lower Saxony's oldest private, state-recognised university. In 2007, PFH received institutional accreditation from the Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (ZEvA). Through its Board of Trustees and its more than 500 partner companies, the university has excellent links to business throughout Germany, which gives students ample internship opportunities.

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Accreditation and awards

ZEvA Akkreditierung Siegel
ASIIN Akkreditierung Siegel
Akkreditierungsrat Siegel
FIBAA Akkreditierung

Questions - always welcome

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