Taught course

Mechatronics and Automation

Institution
University of Strathclyde · Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

MSc - First or second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in any discipline.

PgDip - Degree, or good HND plus relevant industrial experience, may be considered for entry to the Postgraduate Diploma. Depending on satisfactory progress, students may transfer from the Diploma to the Masters course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides you with a broad introduction to the issues encountered and techniques required in developing advanced mechatronic products and automation systems.

Mechatronics and automation is becoming an increasingly important discipline in today’s digital society. New products have been designed applying mechatronic principles. Consumers and society have benefited tremendously from these new intelligent products that include:

  • the latest mobile phones with mechatronic features
  • intelligent robotic vacuum cleaners
  • intelligent wheelchairs

This course trains you to:

  • lead mechatronic and automation product development
  • contribute as team members to future mechatronic product development
  • provide expertise as mechatronic “specialists”

The course is aimed at:

  • graduates from relevant courses, who wish to study mechatronics and automation as their chosen career
  • those currently working in mechatronics and automation who wish to enhance their theoretical grounding and practical skills

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
21 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
SBS Postgraduate Admissions
Email
sbs.admissions@strath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 553 6105