The Masters in Mechatronics is a fusion of mechanical, electrical, electronic and control engineering. Modern industry depends for its success in global markets on its ability to integrate these subjects into both the manufacturing process and innovative products and systems.
Why this programme
Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Glasgow is consistently highly ranked recently achieving 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2017).
You will learn how to apply design synthesis and analysis techniques within a coherent range of subjects in mechatronic engineering.
You will learn how to utilise specific software tools to support mechatronic system synthesis and analysis activity, and professionally plan, report and present the results of multidisciplinary project activity.
The University of Glasgow’s School of Engineering has been delivering engineering education and research for more than 150 years and is the oldest School of Engineering in the UK.
Mechanical Engineering is a core engineering discipline that has a long history in the University of Glasgow, dating back to the 1760’s and includes famous people such as James Watt.
This programme has a September and January intake*.
*For suitably qualified candidates.
Modes of delivery of the MSc in Mechatronics include lectures, seminars and tutorials and allow students the opportunity to take part in lab, project and team work.
You will undertake a project where you will apply your newly learned skills and show to future employers that you have been working on cutting-edge projects relevant to the industry.
Core courses normally offered include
Data signal processing
Integrated system design project.
Auto vehicle guidance systems
Fault detection, isolation and reconfiguration
Power electronics and drives
Real-time embedded programming
Career opportunities include manufacturing production systems; system design and manufacture; product engineering and manufacture.
Graduates of this programme have gone on to positions such as: