A 2.1 equivalent degree (GPA 3.0) in any Engineering Discipline or Physical Sciences/Maths degree that contains the core modules: programming and maths.
Applicants with a high 2.2 equivalent degree classification but 2:1 standard marks in core modules may be considered for entry.
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.
- The University of Glasgow has been delivering world-class engineering education and research since 1840. Mechanical Engineering is a core engineering discipline that has a long history in the University dating back to the 1760s with academic contributors such as James Watt.
- Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Glasgow is ranked 2nd in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2023).
- Mechanical Engineering at Glasgow is ranked in the top 15 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023).
- The School of Engineering has extensive contacts with industrial partners who contribute to several of their taught courses through active teaching, curriculum development and panel discussion. Recent contributors in the area of Mechanical Engineering include Babcock, Howdens and Terex.
- 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 school has an Athena Swan Silver Award, demonstrating the school’s commitment to supporting women in scientific studies and careers, and to improving the working environment for all.
- This programme is in the process of gaining reaccreditation with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
- This programme has a September and January intake*.
*For suitably qualified candidates.
Information for international students
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)
- 6.5 with 3 subtests at 6.5 or 6.5 overall with no subtest below 6.0 and Writing at 6.5
- Tests must have been taken within 2 years 5 months of start date. Applicants must meet the overall and subtest requirements using a single test.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions