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Mechatronics Engineering

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

T Level

M

UCAS Tariff

120

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Electromechanical engineering

Mechatronics and robotics

**Why MEng Mechatronics Engineering?**
Our MEng Mechatronics Engineering course offers you the chance to learn at Levels 4-6 (equivalent to a BEng degree) as well as Level 7 (equivalent to a Master’s degree) within one integrated course. You’ll benefit from up-to-date knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of mechatronics systems, with an emphasis on implementation of the design and development of mechatronics systems. Covering topics such as robotics engineering, design of electrical machines, smart sensors, competitive and reliability engineering, applied artificial intelligence and creative and innovative product design, you’ll also complete an advanced research project. The course therefore provides excellent preparation for those wishing to continue their studies at doctoral level.

There is a strong emphasis on practical industrial applications and you’ll be able to gain hand-on experience, experimenting in our specialist labs and utilising our industry links to work with local firms such as ABB, MOOG, SC Group, Spirax Sarco, Dowty Propeller, Kohler Mira and Total Metal Products Ltd. You’ll also gain practical experience in project management and work with engineers from a range of different backgrounds. The multi-disciplinary approach of the course will help you develop technical and creative skills essential for success in a variety of roles in modern industry, taking on exciting challenges in engineering systems in the ‘Internet of Things’ era.

**Why University of Gloucestershire?**
We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff paired with a wide variety of courses means you will have the best of both worlds – a diverse community of sports clubs, societies and activities while also benefiting from specialist lecturers who value you as an individual.

Who Cares? We do. We care about our students and the planet. We listened to what our students value most, turning our prospectus digital and providing opportunities for them to protect the planet and move on to study in an environment that works hard to support future generations. As a result, we’re proud that the University of Gloucestershire has been judged the UK’s most sustainable university.

Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.

**After the course**
Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 92% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan.

*Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2021 and based on 2018/19 leavers.

**Experience an open day**
Book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. Our open days have been designed to inform you, inspire you, and help you make the right decision about your next step. It’s your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our friendly student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus.

**To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on [email protected] or call 03330 14 14 14.**

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£14,700
per year
International
£14,700
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Gloucestershire

Department:

School of Business and Technology

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Electromechanical engineering

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
88%
Male students
12%
Female students

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

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D

Mechatronics and robotics

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
88%
Male students
12%
Female students

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

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D

After graduation


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