Taught course

Mechatronics (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science)

University of Southampton · School of Engineering Sciences

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences or a related subject.

Those candidates with relevant employment experience will be considered if they do not meet the requirements. Applications are assessed individually, and any candidates who do not match the standard profile but who have appropriate academic qualifications and/or industry experience are encouraged to apply..

Months of entry


Course content

Our course – suitable for graduates of engineering, mathematics or physical sciences –will challenge you academically and provide exposure to modern issues in advanced mechanical engineering science. You will have the opportunity to specialise in mechatronics and will learn to confidently use advanced electrical systems. You will understand both the impact and use of control systems, instrumentation and sensors. You will also gain in-depth knowledge of the relevant fundamental science, methods, analysis and engineering applications.

Compulsory modules include: Introduction to Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science; Control and Instrumentation; Advanced Sensors and Condition Monitoring; Advanced Electrical Systems; Advanced Control Design; MSc Research Project

Optional modules include: Automotive Propulsion; Advanced Computational Methods I; Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics; Fuel Cells and Photovoltaic Systems I, Fuel Cells and Photovoltaic Systems 2; Engineering Design with Management; Numerical Methods; Advanced Management.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Engineering and the Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 4651