Anglia Ruskin University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mechatronic Engineering [with Foundation Year] [with Placement Year]

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Course summary

Build your knowledge and practical skills in mechatronics and become a hands-on engineer with strong career prospects, with our Mechatronics degree at ARU Peterborough. On our BEng (Hons) Mechatronics course, you’ll learn how mechatronics systems work from design to build. You’ll hone your skills in systems design, development, and optimisation by working on a variety of projects and be given the tools to build something on your own from start to finish. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to design and manufacture products efficiently. You’ll also acquire project management and commercial skills that will make you a well-rounded, engineer career-ready for the engineering industry and beyond. Our mechatronics degree is designed to make you relevant in today’s fast-paced engineering and industrial world. As a student at ARU Peterborough, you’ll gain the practical skills and ability to design and build mechatronics systems on your own as well as collaboratively. The course is project-based and focuses on the use of engineering tool kits and product development from start to finish. You will analyse, develop, and optimise mechatronics systems and build multidisciplinary skills in electronics and mechanical engineering that, ultimately, will prepare you to work in a broad range of sectors. This is a great opportunity to get hands-on and develop proficiency in design and manufacture, as well as valuable transferable skills that will distinguish you in the workplace.


Modules are subject to change and availability. Foundation year is subject to validation. Year 1: Core modules Literacies in HE Introduction to Engineering 1 Introduction to Engineering 2 Year 2: Core modules Introduction to Mechatronics Engineering Skills Design and Manufacturing Project Materials Composites and Mechanical Structures Year 3: Core modules Advanced Engineering Skills Ruskin Module Product Development and Quality Project Electrical Circuits Mechatronics System Design Year 4: Core modules Work Placement Engineering and the Built Environment Year 5: Core modules Vibration Control Systems Major Project for Engineers Engineering Simulation and Optimisation Project Robotics

Assessment method

Assessment is conducted on an ongoing basis and includes a combination of coursework, presentations, reports and some exams or in-class tests. You will receive structured, insightful feedback throughout your degree course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Please note the fee for the placement year is £1250 (This is a provisional fee and subject to change) 2022 international fees are to be confirmed
Mechatronic Engineering [with Foundation Year] [with Placement Year] at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS