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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Engineering

  • Start Date

    September, January

  • Course Duration

    1 year full-time

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    website

  • Last Updated

    03 December 2019

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

  • The University of Glasgow has been delivering world-class engineering education and research since 1840. Mechanical Engineering is a core engineering discipline that has a long history in the University dating back to the 1760s with academic contributors such as James Watt.
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Glasgow is ranked 5th in the UK and 1st in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2020).
  • Mechanical Engineering at Glasgow is ranked 9th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2020).
  • The School of Engineering has extensive contacts with industrial partners who contribute to several of their taught courses through active teaching, curriculum development and panel discussion. Recent contributors in the area of Mechanical Engineering include Babcock, Howdens and Terex.
  • 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 school has an Athena Swan Bronze Award, demonstrating the school’s commitment to supporting women in scientific studies and careers, and to improving the working environment for all.
  • This programme has a September and January intake*. 

*For suitably qualified candidates.

Programme structure

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

  • Data signal processing
  • Integrated system design project.
  • MSc project

Optional courses

  • Advanced manufacture
  • Advanced thermal engineering
  • Autonoumous vehicle guidance systems
  • Control
  • Fault detection, isolation and reconfiguration
  • Lasers
  • Power electronics and drives
  • Real-time embedded programming
  • Robotics

Programme alteration or discontinuation

The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract.

Career prospects

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 Senior Software Engineer.

More Information on this Programme


Visit the Mechatronics - MSc page on the University of Glasgow website for more details!

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