Taught course

Mechatronics

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in mechatronics, mechanical or electronic engineering or a related subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course develops your knowledge and skills in mechatronics design and practice. You will develop skills in mechanical and electronic engineering, computing and control, and multidisciplinary skills appropriate to the requirements of modern manufacturing technologies.

This course is intended for honours (or international equivalent) graduates in mechatronics, mechanical or mechanical related engineering (eg automotive, aeronautical or design), physics or a related discipline.

The taught part of the course consists of major mechatronic engineering themes such as:

  • mechatronics
  • robotics
  • industrial automation
  • embedded systems
  • instrumentation and drives

You have the opportunity to undertake in-depth studies through research projects.Your project is chosen from an extensive range of subjects. Project work can range from fundamental studies in areas of mechatronics to practical design, make and test investigations.

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Information for international students

English Language requirements - 12 Month MSc

To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 English Language requirements:

Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills)

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12-24 months

Further details of qualification

The aim of this programme is to give engineering and science graduates a good grounding in mechatronics design and practice. The programme provides an integrated approach to Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Control Systems and Computing, which will enable graduates to work effectively in an interdisciplinary engineering environment.

Course contact details

Name
John Hedley, Degree Programme Director, School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering
Email
SoE.PGT.MechEng@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6163