Master of Science (MSc) in Autonomous Systems

Master of Science (MSc) in Autonomous Systems

Autonomous systems are entering our working, urban, and domestic environments. Imagine fleets of smart robots that collaborate in manufacturing facilities, advanced warehouse logistics solutions such as the Amazon warehouses, crew-less cargo ships, smart grids, or interconnected smart home appliances. Those are just a few examples of what we call autonomous systems.

Autonomous Systems

Study Programme

The MSc in Autonomous Systems equips you to participate in and lead work related to the design and deployment of autonomous systems, exploiting the latest advances in artificial intelligence, big data analysis, digitization, sensing, optimization, information technologies, and systems engineering.

The MSc programme in Autonomous Systems has been developed to build both mathematical and theoretical understanding, as well as practical experience of students, applicable to Industry 4.0, robotics, and autonomous software agents, among other application areas.

Focus is on systematic problem solving and synthesis, and you will acquire specialized knowledge in the area. More specifically, the study programme will provide you with sound hands-on experience through laboratory work and the application of IT-based tools.

Presentation of the MSc programme in Autonomous Systems

You should be aware that your choice of courses in your individual study plan offers a high degree of flexibility. Therefore, you have every opportunity to design your own study programme and career by choosing from the wide range of courses offered at DTU. You are responsible for ensuring consistency when designing your study plan.

Read more about the structure of the MSc programmes at DTU.

Combine work with studies

This study programme is also available as an Industry study programme where you can combine work and study over a 4-year period. Special rules apply.

Industry MSc Eng programmes


With an MSc Eng in Autonomous Systems, you can pursue a career in various production and service industries in both private and public organizations. For instance, you can have a career as an AI developer, production manager, systems engineer, IT consultant - to mention but a few.

Read more about your career options with a master's degree in Autonomous Systems


More opportunities at DTU

As a DTU student, you have many opportunities to study abroad as part of your degree - everything from a semester abroad to an international joint degree or a summer school exchange.

Learn more about your opportunities to go abroad

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