Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are normally a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. Additionally, a sound understanding of programme relevant core engineering principles, such as mathematics, is expected and must be demonstrated in a 2.1 or equivalent in core subject components from your Honours degree.
International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.
Months of entry
The Masters in Mechatronics is a fusion of mechanical, electrical, electronic and control engineering. Modern industry depends for its success in global markets on its ability to integrate these subjects into both the manufacturing process and innovative products and systems.
- Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Glasgow is consistently highly ranked recently achieving 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2017).
- You will learn how to apply design synthesis and analysis techniques within a coherent range of subjects in mechatronic engineering.
- You will learn how to utilise specific software tools to support mechatronic system synthesis and analysis activity, and professionally plan, report and present the results of multidisciplinary project activity.
- The University of Glasgow’s School of Engineering has been delivering engineering education and research for more than 150 years and is the oldest School of Engineering in the UK.
- Mechanical Engineering is a core engineering discipline that has a long history in the University of Glasgow, dating back to the 1760’s and includes famous people such as James Watt.
- This programme has a September and January intake*.
*For suitably qualified candidates.
Modes of delivery of the MSc in Mechatronics include lectures, seminars and tutorials and allow students the opportunity to take part in lab, project and team work.
You will undertake a project where you will apply your newly learned skills and show to future employers that you have been working on cutting-edge projects relevant to the industry.
Core courses normally offered include
- Data signal processing
- Integrated system design project.
- Advanced manufacture
- Auto vehicle guidance systems
- Computer communications
- Fault detection, isolation and reconfiguration
- Power electronics and drives
- Real-time embedded programming
- Robotics 4.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Please see the list of scholarship opportunities available.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Team