Faculty of Engineering


Master of Engineering Studies in Mechatronics Engineering

MEngSt (Mechatronics Engineering)

The Master of Engineering Studies in Mechatronics Engineering provides graduates with an in-depth understanding of complex systems involved in high-value products such as smart devices, robots and intelligence systems.

Mechatronics, a rich combination of mechanical, electronics, computer and software engineering, is a specialisation offered within the Department of Mechanical Engineering. You'll focus on the design, intelligence, control and programming of the aforementioned products – within this masters programme, you will explore those topics at an advanced level to further expand the broad understandings already developed throughout your undergraduate study.

 

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Quick facts - MEngSt (Mechatronics Engineering)
  Option A Option B
Points per degree 120 180
Full-time study One year 18 months
Part-time study Up to four years Up to six years
Applications close Semester One: 8 December
Semester Two: 4 July

 

Who should apply?


Anybody with a suitable undergraduate degree in Engineering (other degrees such as Science may be considered) who wishes to learn advanced and applicable skills in Mechatronics. 

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Programme structure


Option A - 120 points

Semester One

Semester Two

at least 45 points from

MECHENG 710

Advanced Industrial Automation

15

MECHENG 720

Advanced Multivariable Control Systems

15

MECHENG 719

Advanced Engineering Vibrations

15

MECHENG 728

Advanced MEMS and Microsystems

15

MECHENG 751

Advanced CAD/CAM/CNC

15

MECHENG 730

Advanced Biomechatronics Systems

15

 

 

 

MECHENG 753

Manufacturing Information Systems

15

MECHENG 787 Project X

15

MECHENG 788 A&B Project Y

30

MECHENG 789 Project Z

30

MECHENG 795 A&B Research Project

45

but no more than 45 points from MECHENG  787–789, 795

up to 75 points from

MECHENG 709

Industrial Automation

15

MECHENG 724

Multivariable Control Systems

15

MECHENG 722

Engineering Vibrations

15

MECHENG 726

Acoustics for Engineers

15

MECHENG 752

Technology Management

15

MECHENG 735

MEMS and Microsystems

15

COMPSYS 723

Embedded Systems Design

15

MECHENG 736

Biomechatronic Systems

15

COMPSYS 726

Robotics and Intelligent Systems

15

COMPSYS 704

Advanced Embedded Systems

15

ELECTENG 733

Signal Processing

15

COMPSYS 705

Formal Methods for Engineers

15

ENGGEN 770

Medical Devices Technology

15

ENGGEN 705

Advanced Innovation and New Product Development

15

up to 30 points from appropriate 600 and 700 level courses offered at this University, subject to approval by the Head of Department

 

Option B - 180 points

Semester One

Semester Two

at least 45 points from

MECHENG 710

Advanced Industrial Automation

15

MECHENG 720

Advanced Multivariable Control Systems

15

MECHENG 719

Advanced Engineering Vibrations

15

MECHENG 728

Advanced MEMS and Microsystems

15

MECHENG 751

Advanced CAD/CAM/CNC

15

MECHENG 730

Advanced Biomechatronics Systems

15

 

 

15

MECHENG 753

Manufacturing Information Systems

15

MECHENG 787 Project X

15

MECHENG 788 A&B Project Y

30

MECHENG 789 Project Z

30

MECHENG 795 A&B Research Project

45

but no more than 45 points from MECHENG  787–789, 795

up to 135 points from

MECHENG 709

Industrial Automation

15

MECHENG 735

MEMS and Microsystems

15

MECHENG 722

Engineering Vibrations

15

MECHENG 736

Biomechatronic Systems

15

MECHENG 752

Technology Management

15

COMPSYS 704

Advanced Embedded Systems

15

COMPSYS 723

Embedded Systems Design

15

COMPSYS 705

Formal Methods for Engineers

15

COMPSYS 726

Robotics and Intelligent Systems

15

ENGGEN 705

Advanced Innovation and New Product Development

15

ELECTENG 733

Signal Processing

15

MECHENG 724

Multivariable Control Systems

15

ENGGEN 770

Medical Devices Technology

15

MECHENG 726

Acoustics for Engineers

15

up to 45 points from appropriate 600 and 700 level courses offered at this University, subject to approval by the Head of Department

Career opportunities


Graduates from the programme are confidently equipped with skills and knowledge to meet the challenges they will face in their future careers. Our graduates typically:

  • Have well developed critical thinking skills.
  • Hold in-depth knowledge of new concepts from leading research.
  • Are able to apply a range of management skills, approaches and techniques.
  • Are attractive to employers who are looking for professionals who are passionate about their disclipline, and have taken to necessary steps to complement their undergraduate and technical training with a qualification that develops focused and specific knowledge.
Mechatronics graduates are of value to companies of all sizes and fields, from start-ups to multinational corporations. Their broad skill range and capacity to manipulate smart devices allow them to be adaptable, multi-skilled employees whose capacities will become increasingly relevant in the future.

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