Master's Degree in Smart Industry

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1st Call for Applications: 29/11/2019 to 15/05/2020
2nd Call for Applications: 16/05/2020 to 15/07/2020

25 places available

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1 year / 60 ECTS

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"This Master's Degree responds to the challenge of the fourth Industrial Revolution and the digital transformation of industries"

What is the Master's Degree in Smart Industry?

Master in Smart Industry is a university-specific degree of ICAI School of Engineering which is the response to the Fourth Industrial Revolution in which the digital transformation of Industry represents both challenge and opportunity for engineers.

Companies require professionals with a global perspective of the Smart and Connected Industry, combining the command of enabling technologies and a deep understanding of the keys for their application to business.

This Master’s Degree trains professionals who will lead the new Industrial Revolution

This Master's Degree will be taught by Faculty members who are Professors with extensive experience, bringing together the excellence of the School of Engineering (Comillas ICAI) with the best specialists in companies. This close collaboration with the Business World, together with internships in leading companies, guarantees a rigorous, quality and eminently practical training that will prepare highly qualified professionals for an exciting future.

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With this Program, you will be able to lead the digital transformation of the industry

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All you need to know


Admissions Process


Criteria and Process for Admission:
With regard to the Committee that will carry out the admissions process for this Master´s Degree:

- Admission is the responsibility of the Director of the ICAI School of Engineering, assisted by the Sub-Committee Delegated for Admissions.

- The Sub-Committee Delegated for Admissions is composed of the Head of Studies of the Master´s Degree and the Academic Deputy Director. When necessary, advice will be sought from the Directors of the Departments involved in the Master's Degree.

The application for admission must be submitted within the period indicated for that purpose, in a standardized form, and accompanied by all of the documents that prove compliance with the requirements for access to the Degree.

In the case of applicants who have not obtained their Bachelor´s Degree in our School, the student must submit a CV, a letter of intent and two letters of recommendation, along with the application form for admission and the aforementioned supporting documents. In this case, the Sub-Committee Delegated for Admissions may request an interview with the applicant.

There is no specific entrance exam for the Degree; in any case, if the profile of the candidate does not meet the recommendations for access to the Degree, admission may require supplemental training courses prior to acceptance.

Criteria for Admission to the Degree:
- Academic Transcript, which implicitly includes the suitability of the studies carried out previously and the prestige of the university of origin (80%)

- Letters of Recommendation and, if applicable, optional Personal Interview by the candidate with those responsible for the Master's Degree

- Other relevant information on the candidate's academic trajectory and professional career (10%)

- Knowledge of the English language, accrediting at least a B2 European Level (10%). If applicants do not have this minimum level, they may not be admitted to the program.

If the student interested in joining the program has some type of physical disability, he / she may obtain information and personalized assistance available in the Social Work Unit. This University Service is in charge of developing, among other responsibilities, a Program of Attention for Students with Disabilities, with a Social Worker in charge of the actions to be implemented. Information on this program is accessible on the web page, where you can familiarize yourself with the resources and technical and social aid available to help you to participate fully in University life, depending on your specific needs. The document "Entrance Exam Adaptation Request" is available there, on which you can specify your needs during the admissions process.


Important Dates

  • Submission of applications:
    From 08/01/2020 to 15/05/2020

  • Classes start on: September 7, 2020


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation


Admissions requirements:
In compliance with Academic Regulations, those candidates who meet the following criteria are eligible for access to the Master´s Degree in Connected Industry:

- Graduates in Electromechanical Engineering from our School will be able to gain access, along with Graduates in Industrial Technologies from other Schools of Engineering, that comply with the provisions of section 4.2.2 of the Annex to Order CIN / 311/2009.

- Likewise, access to the Master's Degree will be permitted when the Bachelor´s Degree of the interested party complies with that which is established in Section 4.2.1 of the Annex of Order CIN / 311/2009 (Bachelor´s Degrees that qualify for the exercise of the profession of Technical Industrial Engineer ). In this case, pre-training courses may be required before the candidate is admitted.

- In a similar manner, those who are in possession of any other Bachelor´s Degree may also be admitted to this Master´s Degree, notwithstanding the fact that in this case the necessary additional training courses will be required before admission is granted (4.2.3 of the Annex to Order CIN / 311/2009).

Profile of Candidates for Admission:

The most common profile for admission to the Degree is that of a Graduate in Electromechanical Engineering from our School, since to guarantee the acquisition of skills and abilities included in the Master´s Degree in Industrial Engineering offered here, it is necessary for students to possess skills, abilities, knowledge and positive learning results previously acquired in the Bachelor´s Degrees mentioned above.

Other common profiles for admission to the Degree are those of Graduates in Industrial Technologies from other Schools of Engineering, that comply with the provisions of the Annex, Section 4.2.2, of Order CIN / 311/2009, which establishes the requirements for the verification of the Official Degrees that qualify for the exercise of the profession of Industrial Engineer, where the conditions of access to the Master's Degree are established. The Master's Degree is also open to Graduates in Engineering who are specialists in the field of Industrial Engineering, and who comply with the provisions of the Annex, Section 4.2.1, of Order CIN / 311/2009.


Information on Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships


The total fee for the Master's program is € 12,690 If you are an alumni, you are entitled to 10% discount.

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Contact Information


Information and Student Welcome Office
C/ Alberto Aguilera, 21 - 28015 Madrid
Tel.: +34 91 540 61 32
Fax: +34 91 559 65 69

Office hours: From Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 13:30
Monday to Thursday from 15:30 to 17:30

Person Responsible for the Program:
Bernardo Villazan
Álvaro López


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Who are you going to study with and what are you going to learn

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1st Year
First Term
Machine learning - DOI-MIC-515 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Smart Industry I - DOI-MIC-517 1.5 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Automatización y Robótica Industrial - DEA-MIC-511 6.0 ECTS  
Comunicaciones entre IIoT y Cloud - DEA-MIC-513 6.0 ECTS  
Industria Conectada y Sistemas Inteligentes - DEA-MIC-512 6.0 ECTS  
Liderazgo y Gestión del Cambio - DOI-MIC-514 3.0 ECTS  
Second Term
Cyber-physical Systems and Robotics - DEA-MIC-525 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Cybersecurity - DTC-MIC-523 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Digital Manufacturing - DIM-MIC-524 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Smart Industry Applications I - DOI-MIC-521 1.5 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Smart Industry Applications II - DOI-MIC-522 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Smart Industry II - DOI-MIC-527 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Prácticas - XXX-MIC-596 6.0 ECTS  
Trabajo Fin de Master (MIC) - XXX-MIC-599 6.0 ECTS  
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Chair in Smart Industry

Our contribution to the digital transformation of Spanish Industry.


Comillas ICAI

Alberto Aguilera, 25.

The long-standing tradition of the ICAI School of Engineering in the education and training of engineers began in Madrid in the year 1908. At present, Comillas ICAI is a Polytechnic School whose academic activity is focused on Industrial and Telecommunication Engineering.



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