Mechatronics Engineering (BEng)*

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Study mode

Full-Time or Placement

Length

3 Years (Full-Time)
4 Years (Placement)

Campus

Park, Cheltenham

The course will prepare you for mechatronics engineering, its new development and challenges in designing and developing mechatronic systems for modern industries from system engineering point of view to integrate the digital world to drive smart factories, advanced manufacturing, whilst enhancing  revolutionary changes to connected devices and addressing the new cyber risks faced by companies when adopting Industry 4.0.

The programme has been designed to create effective inter/multi-disciplinary engineers who have acquired the necessary creative and technical skills to work within the broad spectrum of modern industry.

Gain a solid knowledge of mechatronics engineering including mechatronics system theory, robotics, automation technology, operation, engineering design, engineering management, pioneering approaches in this field and how to apply them to solve real-world problems.

Students successfully completing the course will be able to progress to the proposed level 7 MEng Engineering degrees.

The course has been designed to be accredited by Engineering Council through the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Institution of Mechanical Engineering (iMechE), and/ or Energy Institute.

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Study style

Shared learning is strongly encouraged, with group work bringing together engineers from a variety of companies and backgrounds to shape projects and tasks. Gain practical experience in project management, team building and data acquisition. As a day release course, you can immediately apply your learning to your industry role.

Course modules

Take a look at the course map for a breakdown of modules that you'll study to complete the course.

Entry requirements

Tariff information for 2019 entry

120 tariff points

Typical offers

BBB at A levels, DDM at BTEC (must include Maths and either Physics, Electronics, Further Maths or Chemistry) or a combination of your qualifications to reach the required tariff total.

2019 UCAS tariff table

Mature Applicants: We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants. To find out more, please email our enquiries team.

International Students: Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country.

Grade 4/C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. Please email our admissions team for further information.

Fees

See the further details of fees and potential extra costs when studying a course at the University of Gloucestershire.

UCAS codes

UCAS codes available for this subject
BEng (Hons) - 3 years full-timeH730
BEng (Hons) - 4 years placementH731

Careers

  • Mechatronics engineer
  • Automation engineer
  • Integrated manufacturing engineer
  • System engineer
  • Academic research professional or Doctorial student
  • Engineering management professional

*This course is 'subject to validation' which means it is going through the final stages of approval. Courses do normally get approved, but if for any reason this course does not then you would be informed by the university and we would help you find a suitable alternative.

Industry links

The course is designed with strong focus on industrial applications based on the extensive survey of various industrial companies. You will have a chance to practice your knowledge in local companies such as ABB, MOOG, SC Group, Spirax Sarco, Dowty Propeller, Kohler Mira and Total Metal Products Ltd etc.

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Master a broad skillset

Study in a faculty that combines engineering, computing, business and management and gain the creative and technical knowledge and skills needed to work within the varied spectrum of modern industries.

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Meet the increasing demand

Mechatronics  engineering skills are in high demand within the UK and world-wide economy. This course will prepare you for a professional position in the expanding industry.

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Strong links with the industry

Benefit from our strong links to local and national industry such as ABB, MOOG, SC Group, Spirax Sarco, Dowty Propeller, Kohler Mira and Total Metal Products Ltd etc.

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