Taught course

Mechatronics

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

Entry requirements

12 month MSc: A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in mechatronics, mechanical or electronic engineering or a related subject. 24 month MSc: A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in mechatronics, mechanical or electronic engineering or a related subject. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and/ or relevant experience. Applicants may be required to attend for interview if practical.

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 one year 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.

A two year MSc is also available for non-native speakers of English that includes a Preliminary Year.

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

12 month MSc: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills) 24 month MSc: IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills) Or you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course. You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12-24 months

Course contact details

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