Why study Computer Science and Industrial Automation?
The study programme combines important topics from computer science studies (programming, databases, computer networks) as well as topics from the subject area of industrial automation (electrotechnics, control engineering, control systems). In the field of industrial automation it is necessary to have an understanding and practical skills in the technology upon which data communication is based. From a computer science perspective, it is necessary to have an understanding and practical skills in controlling industrial processes.
What you will learn
The aim of the study programme, Computer Science and Industrial Automation, is to provide the candidate with knowledge and skills so he/she will be able to operate, document and automate industrial processes. The candidate will also be able to develop software independently, or in cooperation with people in their own and other fields. The candidate must also be able to communicate orally and in writing, and be able to understand and make use of the terminology used within the subject area.
Why study at USN?
USN offer an informal and student friendly environment. Our campuses are small with an open-door policy where our staff dedicates time and attention to each student. USN offers a safe living and study environment as well as a multicultural society where English is widely spoken. Our programmes are focused on practical study methods with a problem-based approach that should help students to prepare for real-life situations.
Further study opportunities
After successfully completing the study programme the candidate will be qualified to apply for positions in the offshore, hydropower, process, unit-manufacturing, manufacturing and food processing industries, as well as in the areas of ICT, transport (road, rail, aviation, telecommunications), HSE (Health, Safety and Environment), consulting engineering firms, the public sector, research institutions, the educational sector, and sales and marketing.