About the programme

The Automation Engineering programme is divided into four sub-elements

Compulsory element

The compulsory element covers an institutional curriculum and a joint, national curriculum.

The institutional curriculum covers subjects within:

  • Technical systems design 
  • Control and regulation technology 
  • Configuration and programming 
  • Communications technology and project development

The joint, national curriculum covers subjects within:

  • Design and construction of automated devices 
  • Integration of automated devices 
  • Systems design of automated process and production lines 
  • Business-related elements

Elective elements

The elective elements could cover subjects such as:

  • Databases
  • Robotics technology
  • Optimisation 
  • High-level programming 
  • Knowledge technology
  • Wireless technologies

Three month internship

The internship will take place in a company where you will have ample opportunity to put your achieved knowledge to use and try your strength on practise-based problems and solutions.

Final exam project

The final exam project is prepared as the completion of the study programme.


Teaching and lectures is a mix of regular class-based teaching, project work and solution of individual assignments.

Learn more

You can learn more about the Automation Engineering programme in the curriculum

AP, Bachelor’s and Top-up degrees

Learn about what makes an AP degree, a Bachelor’s degree or a Top-up degree a flexible and relevant education for you.

If you need help choosing a degree or a specific programme at UCN, you are welcome to contact the local student advisor.

Period for scheduled activities

You should expect scheduled activities, such as lesson, workshops etc. in the time between 8.30 am and 5.10 pm.


Poul Dahlgaard Nannerup
Student Advisor

+45 72 69 15 37
Magdalena Atanasova Mincheva
International Consultant

+45 72 69 13 52

Non-EU / non-EEA citizens

Carina Mortensen
International Consultant

+45 72 69 13 51

EU / EEA citizens