Mechatronic Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

A degree in Mechatronic Engineering allows you to combine mechanical skills, smart electronics, and robotics with control systems in order to address a range of complex engineering projects, all with a focus on sustainability – a theme critical to all engineering disciplines. Your career opportunities are vast and so is your earning potential allowing you to create the life you want in the future. As a professional mechatronic engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to drive this sustainability agenda forward by getting involved in the design of functional products, from large aircraft all the way to robotic manufacturing lines. This course sets out to ground you in the key principles and practices of several disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, electronic, control and computer systems. These academic disciplines are supplemented with the development of your skills in creative thinking and creating practical design solutions, two skills essential to the professional engineer. Why Study Mechatronic Engineering BEng(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? Gain hands-on real-world experience by taking part in an optional supervised work placement in your third year of the course. You’ll be learning from the best on campus too, as the University of Huddersfield has been rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023. In the fourth year, you’ll work on a supervised individual research project. It’s possible to align this with one of the Master’s team projects, which involve 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.

Modules

This is a common first year, comprising: • 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 gives you 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. Assessments include reports on laboratory experiments, laboratory-based assignments, and projects.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

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. Entry is also possible from the Engineering Foundation Year. To progress onto this course from the Foundation Year you must pass all modules and achieve an average mark of 40% or above. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/


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.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

https://hud.ac.uk/international/courses-and-entry-requirements/international-entry-requirements/


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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for full-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. 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 - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/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 - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Mechatronic Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS