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University of Manchester

Mechatronic Engineering with Industrial Experience (5 years)

UCAS Code: HHP3

Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,A

AAA including Mathematics and either Physics, Electronics, Further Mathematics or Chemistry. Practical skills are a crucial part of science education and therefore there will be a requirement to pass the practical element of any science A Level taken. Where applicants are applying for science and related degrees, this is likely to be made explicit in the offers you will receive. Integrated Foundation Year If you do not have the required grades or subjects you may want to consider our integrated foundation year. Typical Contextual Offer: Grades AAB including Maths and either Physics, Electronics, Further Maths or Chemistry.

AS level results are not considered as part of the standard admissions process at The University of Manchester.

Access to HE Diploma

D:45

Applications are considered on an individual basis as the syllabus for each Access to HE Diploma is different; please contact the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering for further information. We do require the Access to HE Diploma to be in an Engineering related discipline and our standard academic requirement includes 60 credits with 45 at Level 3. We look for a minimum of 45 credits at Distinction, 15 of which should be in Maths. In addition we also require GCSE in English language at Grade C/Grade 4 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England. We also consider other factors such as other educational achievements, life experience and skills on an individual basis.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,D3,D3

The Cambridge Pre-U is acceptable with three principle units including Maths and either Physics, Further Maths or Chemistry with D3,D3,D3.

The University recognises the benefits of the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and the opportunities it provides for applicants to develop independent study and research skills. Although the Extended Project will not be included in the conditions of your offer, we strongly encourage you to provide information about the EPQ in your personal statement and at interview. A number of our academic Schools may also choose to take your performance in the EPQ into account should places be available in August for applicants who narrowly miss the entry grades for their chosen course.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language and Maths are required at a minimum of Grade C/4.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

36

Obtain 36 Points at International Baccalaureate Diploma, including 6 Points in Mathematics and Physics OR Chemistry at Higher Level and 6 points in one other Higher Level subject. New IB Mathematics specifications: We will accept both Mathematics Analysis and Approaches at Higher Level and Mathematics Applications and Interpretation at Higher Level.

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

DD

We consider the Technical Diploma in Engineering for entry provided an additional Mathematics A-Level is also obtained. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full Technical Diploma with Grades DD plus a Mathematics A Level at Grade A.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate

D

We consider the Technical Extended Certificate for entry. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full Technical Extended Certificate with Grade D plus additional Level 3 qualifications such as A Levels Mathematics and Physics at Grades AA.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

D*DD

We consider the Technical Extended Diploma in Engineering for entry provided an additional Mathematics A-Level is also obtained. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full Technical Extended Diploma with Grades D*DD and Mathematics A-Level at Grade B.

OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma

DD

We consider the Technical Foundation Diploma for entry. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full Technical Foundation Diploma with Grades DD plus additional level 3 qualifications A Level Mathematics and Physics at Grade AA.

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

D*D

We consider the National Diploma for entry provided it is in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full National Diploma with Grades D*D plus A Level Mathematics at Grade A. Applicants are also required to pass an interview. If you are studying the general Engineering stream please contact the admissions office to request a full list of the units we require.

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

D

We consider the National Extended Certificate for entry. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full National Extended Certificate with Grade D plus A Level Mathematics and either Physics or Electronics or Further Maths at Grades AA.

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

D*DD

In addition to the following requirements applicants are required to provide AS Level Maths at grade B or above. BTEC Extended Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with D*DD including Distinction in Further Engineering Mathematics. Applicants are also required to pass an interview. If you are studying the general Engineering stream please contact the admissions office to request a full list of the units we require.

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

D

We consider the National Foundation Diploma for entry. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full National Foundation Diploma with Grade D plus additional level 3 qualifications in A Level Mathematics and either Physics, Electronics or Further Maths at Grade AA.

We require Grades AAABB in Scottish Highers including Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry. In addition, 2 Scottish Advanced Highers are normally required at Grades AA including Mathematics and either Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics for Mechanics. English Language and Mathematics not taken at Higher/Advanced Higher must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (minimum National 5 Grade C/Intermediate 2 Grade C/Standard Grade Credit level Grade 3). If you require further clarification about the acceptability of this qualification please contact Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

We require Grades AAABB in Scottish Highers including Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.  In addition, 2 Scottish Advanced Highers are normally required at Grades AA including Mathematics and either Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics for Mechanics. English Language and Mathematics not taken at Higher/Advanced Higher must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (minimum National 5 Grade C/Intermediate 2 Grade C/Standard Grade Credit level Grade 3). If you require further clarification about the acceptability of this qualification please contact Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

UCAS Tariff

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About this course


Course option

5.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Production and manufacturing engineering

Mechatronics is the marriage of mechanical engineering with smart electronics and is vital to subjects such as industrial automation and robotics.

To interact with an object, a mechatronic system must know where the object is, be able to move the object and place it in the required new position. The electronics require information from sensors that can detect position, orientation, and visual or audio signals. The electrical inputs from the sensors have to be interpreted and the appropriate signals sent out to the actuators to perform the required operation. A good understanding of feedback control is also required to be able to make changes in the system from one steady position to another without oscillations or unpredictable movements.

In this course you will learn the techniques necessary for the design and implementation of such intelligent mechatronic systems.

There are many reasons why we encourage students to spend a period in industry during their undergraduate degree course. Time in industry will develop your business, team-working and transferable skills - all of which are sought after by graduate employers. Industrial experience will increase your awareness of the broad range of careers on offer and guide your choice of option subjects.

Tuition fees

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£9,250
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£9,250
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EU
£9,250
per year
International
£24,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Manchester

Department:

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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