Mechatronic Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

A MEng degree in Mechatronic Engineering allows you to combine mechanical skills, smart electronics, and robotics with control systems to address a range of complex engineering projects. As a professional mechatronic engineer, you’ll get involved in the design of functional products, from large aircraft all the way to robotic manufacturing lines. Graduates with advanced engineering training are set to become key influencers and industry leaders overseeing the transformation of a sustainability-focused future. Studying Mechatronic Engineering could enhance your career prospects and lead to careers with vast earning potential, allowing you to create the life you want in the future. This course sets out to deepen your understanding in the key principles and practices of several disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, electronic, control and computer systems. These academic disciplines are supplemented with the further development of your skills in creative thinking and creating practical design solutions, two skills essential to the professional engineer. You’ll study a range of fascinating advanced modules, which include: • Manufacturing Systems Automation • Advanced Static Analysis • Modelling of Electromechanical Systems. Following your second year, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in an optional industry work placement, where you’ll put your knowledge into practice and boost your post-graduate employability. Why Study Mechatronic Engineering MEng at University of Huddersfield? You’ll gain hands-on, real-world experience by taking part in an optional supervised work placement in your third year of the course. You can boost your CV by aligning your final-year project with our student teams and you’ll be able to design, build and test a road, airborne or rail vehicle. You’ll also be learning from the best in this course, as the University of Huddersfield has been rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023. In the fourth year of the course, you’ll work on a supervised individual research project. In your fifth (Master’s) year, you’ll take part in a team project involving the design, building and friendly competitive testing of either a road, airborne or rail vehicle – for example, Team HARE, Team Hawk or HudRail. Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you can gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


This is a common first year and comprises: • Engineering Communication and Materials • Mathematics • Manufacturing, Measurement and Diagnostics • Engineering Science • Mechatronics • Professional Development and Transferrable Skills To see the full range of modules and descriptions please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

During your first and second year you’ll be part of our programme: EnABLE (Engineering in an Activity Based Learning Environment). This will provide you with an opportunity to work within professional teams of peers and solve real engineering problems. Here, the theory is linked with engineering practice while developing the transferrable skills highly valued by industry employers such as, team player and leader, critical thinker and researcher, creative designer or excellent communicator of new ideas. Throughout your studies, you’ll have the opportunity to get continual feedback through weekly SAIL (Score as I Learn) assignments so you’ll feel confident in your studies and be able to access support when you need it.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition to A2 Mathematics, A Levels must include one of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Further and Additional Mathematics, Computer Science, Design and Technology: Product Design, or Statistics. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Mechatronic Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS