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Mechatronics Engineering MSc

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What is Mechatronics Engineering MSc?

MSc in Mechatronics Engineering is an exciting course designed to give you the knowledge, understanding, skills, and experience that are sought after by potential employers and industry experts.

During this year you will learn about the range and scope of Mechatronics Engineering concepts and techniques; gain an understanding of industrial systems engineering with a mechatronics emphasis to develop you for the area of Robotics, Machine Learning, IoT and Industry 4.0, or continue your engineering research; and develop a range of skills for academic and professional practice.

Study style

The course includes lectures, guest speakers, seminars, individual work, self-led work/research and group work. Group work brings together engineers from a variety of backgrounds to shape projects and tasks. As a day release course, you can immediately apply your learning to your industry role.

You’ll have the chance to work as a team member of individual on a project on the topics ranging from artificial intelligence through smart industrial robots, sensing and embedded systems to smart mechanical systems and products, intelligent industrial inspection, biomedical application and surgical robotics.

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Entry requirements

    • BSc or BEng (min Honours 2:2) in general engineering, electrical, electronics, mechanics or computing

    • EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in writing and in any other band) or equivalent.

Course modules

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Fees and costs

See the further details of fees and potential extra costs when studying a course at the University of Gloucestershire.
Start date Location UCAS code Total Fee (UK) Total Fee (international)
Sep 2022 Park, Cheltenham £9,425 £15,000
Sep 2023 Park, Cheltenham TBC TBC

Possible careers

Graduates from this course can go on to work as:

  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Industrial Systems Engineer
  • Industrial Control Engineer
  • Academic research professional or Doctorial student.

Industry links

The course has been designed to enable membership with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineering (iMechE).

The course is specifically designed with industrial partners in order to provide an accredited qualification which organisations can use to. enhance capabilities in designing and developing mechatronic systems. You’ll 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.

Meet increasing industry demand

There’s an increasing demand for knowledge and skills in research, design and development of mechatronics systems within the UK and world-wide, as well as local engineering companies who are always looking to employ graduates.

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Join a connected community of learners

Study in an academic school that combines engineering and computing. We’ve supervised engineering PhD projects and have significant experience of knowledge exchange and KTP with local engineering companies.

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"I have significant experience on industry projects"

“Following my academic qualifications and two PhD degrees in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, I spent 23 years in research, teaching, supervising and courses leading for undergraduate and postgraduate students in a number of national and international universities. I also have significant experience on industry projects during my work as a Process Engineer, Leader for Engineering Group, Consultant Engineer, and recently Senior Design Engineer in the modelling team at the Center of Integrated Photonics (CIP) Technologies in Ipswich, UK. As Academic Course Leader for our undergraduate and postgraduate courses I manage the programme’s content to ensure that graduates obtain the range of competences and skills required for successful careers in industrial technologies and and control engineering.”

Dr. Rihab Al-Seyab, Senior Lecturer in Engineering

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