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Master's degree programme Automation Technology-Business

Our master's degree programme Automation Technology-Business is the ideal complement to the foundational education in the bachelor's degree programme Automation Technology. Start your professional career with the master's degree programme that specifically trains executives for technology and business. Our programme prepares you to independently take on management and development tasks in companies both domestically and internationally . The focus is on a variety of activity areas, from strategic management and project management to corporate leadership.

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The foundation for a great start

Careers in Automation Technology-Business

Our graduates distinguish themselves through their skills in planning, designing, implementing and coordinating projects. They are capable of understanding complex correlations, selecting appropriate technologies and making forward-looking decisions. After completing the master's degree programme, a wide range of career opportunities are available to you, including process optimization, product and production planning, research and development, product and process development and test bench development. Additionally, you can demostrate your abilities in service development, contruction management, engineering management, product and resource management, observation technology, as well as project leadership and management. Take the next step in a successful career with our master's degree programme.

What to expect from your studies


We deepen and expand your technical expertise and impart essential management and business aspects during the 3-semester programme. Upon completing this degree programme, you will be able to professionally handle all aspects from development to maintenance of automated systems and processes. Additionally, we enhance your personal skills through courses such as negotiation techniques, leadership and staff management. The core areas of the programme include identification and system integration, material handling and logistics, data transmission technology, control engineering, funtional safety, industrial management, quality management and technology and development management. In the second semester, you will have to select two electives that complement your individual skills and interests. The options include QM-management or business planning, as well as environmental technology or maintenance. Our extra-occupational master's degree programme allows you to work full-time simultaneously. It is however not mandatory to be employed.




Ideal for professionals who want to develop their skills and for students without professional experience who only enter the professional world during their master's degree programme.

study operation

Extra-occupational: 17 weeks/semester
Generally Fridays 13:45 to 21:30 o´clock
and Saturdays 8:00 to 16:00 o´clock

Programme starts: mid-September


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Technical experts and managers from the industry support students as mentors.

Approved study places


Costs: 363,36
Per semester. Plus Austrian National Union of Students’ contribution (currently 24,70 €) for EU and EEA nationals

More information for non-EU citizens:

Study place

Main Focus


Students acquire in-depth training in technical subjects. Networked thinking is encouraged, and various aspects of management within a company are taught.


Projects and practice

Master's theses with a technical focus address specific tasks from the industry, allowing theoretical knowledge to be immediately applied in practice. Captains (technical experts and managers from the industry) serve as mentors to the students.


Application process

  • 01Online Application
  • 02Submission of further application documents
  • 03Admission interview with the committee

Application deadline: Click here for deadlines.


The admission requirement for the master's degree programme in Automation Technology-Business is a completed bachelor's degree programme in a relevant field or an equivalent degree programme at a recognised national or international post-secondary educational institution.

The two-tier system of academic education also gives graduates of other degree programmes and other universities in Austria and abroad the opportunity to enter the master's degree programme at CAMPUS 02 UAS.

You can find more information here: Informationen zur Zulassung

Overview of semesters

Course schedule

1. Semester
2. Semester
3. Semester
4 ECTS Credits
6 ECTS Credits
Datenübertragung und Sicherheit
3 ECTS Credits
7 ECTS Credits
6,5 ECTS Credits
Modelling and Control
3,5 ECTS Credits
6 ECTS Credits
Führung und Innovation
7 ECTS Credits
Identifikation und Logistik
3,5 ECTS Credits
4,5 ECTS Credits
5,5 ECTS Credits
3,5 ECTS Credits
Wahlpflichtfach Technik
2,5 ECTS Credits
19,5 ECTS Credits
3 ECTS Credits
5 ECTS Credits
Technologie und Entwicklung
30 ECTS Credits
30 ECTS Credits
30 ECTS Credits
90 ECTS Credits
Compass to success

Your way to studying

online application

Your path to a degree programme begins with registrating to our campus management system. If you have already studied or have completed your registration earlier at our UAS, registration is no longer necessary, and you can apply directly in the C02online.

Application documents

In addition to the online application, we ask you to complete the required application documents online as soon as possible. After reviewing the submitted documents, you will be contacted by us regarding the next steps.

Admission interview

The admission interview with the committee is the last step on your way to the degree programme and gives you the chance to convince us in a personal or virtual meeting.
Exciting insights full of diversity and excellence

The final theses of our graduates

Discover the impressive diversity and outstanding achievements of our graduates! Every year, all master’s and bachelor’s theses are collected in a brochure and presented during the annual Innovation of Automation event in March. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of research and innovation, driven by our talented students.

Master's degree programme Automation Technology-Business

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