Mechatronic Engineering Ulster University


Important notice – campus change
This course will move to the Belfast campus. Students will change campus part way through this course.

This course will allow you to develop an understanding of electronic and mechanical engineering from programming and embedded systems to mechanics and CAD. Utilising a connected programme of study, allowing you to build upon your knowledge gained in each semester, this degree will prepare you to become a well-rounded engineer equipped for a wide range of roles within the electronic and mechanical industry.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Study mode


  • Location


  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    4 years

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.




Northern Ireland



Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code H730
Institution code U20
Campus name Jordanstown
Campus code J

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB To include Grade B in one from GCE A Level Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Technology and Design, Engineering or Electronics.

See the GCSE subject and grade requirements including specific Mathematics grade required depending on the GCE A level subject presented.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM To include a minimum of 9 unit distinctions. Also requires a minimum Merit in a unit of Applied or Further Mathematics.

The Faculty of Computing and Engineering accept combinations of A Levels, BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/National Extended Certificate, 90-Credit Diploma/National Foundation Diploma and BTEC Diploma/ National Diploma. For further information on the requirements for this course please contact Faculty admissions staff by telephone on +44 (0)28 9036 6305 or email .

Entry equivalences can also be viewed in the online prospectus at
Access to HE Diploma The entry requirement for this course is successful completion of an Ulster University validated Access route in Science/Technology with Overall Mark of 70% and 70% in NICATS Mathematics (Level 2). Equivalent Mathematics qualifications considered for the Mathematics requirement.

Other Access courses considered individually, please contact admissions staff:
T: +44 (0) 28 9036 6305
Scottish Higher BBBCC To include minimum of BB in Mathematics and a science subject.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 If offering GCE A Level Technology and Design, Engineering or Electronics must have GCSE Mathematics at Grade A (or equivalent) and GCSE English Language Grade C (or equivalent) otherwise GCSE grade C in Mathematics (or equivalent) if presenting with any of the other specified subjects plus GCSE English Language Grade C (or equivalent) is required.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points To include points 13 at Higher Level and to include minimum grade 5 in Mathematics and another Higher Level science subject. Grade 4 in English Language also required in overall profile.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 To include Higher Level Mathematics and one other Higher Level from Physics, Chemistry, Physics/Chemistry, Biology, Technology, Engineering or Technology and Design. Plus English Grade H6 or English Grade O4 or above at (OL) if not sitting at Higher Level.
Scottish Advanced Higher CCC To include Mathematics and a science subject.

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £4,160 Year 1
International £14,060 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4,160 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

The Home, GB and International fees displayed are for academic year 2018/19 and may be subject to an incremental increase for academic year 2019/20. Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at If you are from England, Scotland or Wales and want to study a full-time undergraduate degree at Ulster University, you can take advantage of one of our special discounts, each year of your course. For further information visit