University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Mechatronics and Automation

This course has been designed to provide graduates with a broad introduction to the issues encountered and techniques required in developing advanced mechatronic products and automation systems; the course also meets the great challenge of providing industry with generalists who can utilise broad knowledge and skills in developing multi-disciplinary products with a holistic and integrated approach.

Entry requirements

MSc: 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in relevant engineering, control engineering, computer science or technology subject discipline from a UK university (or equivalent); candidates with lesser qualifications who have appropriate professional or industrial experience may also be eligible; PgDip/PgCert: degree, HND or equivalent; other qualifications with industrial experience are considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Core modules: Manufacturing automation; product design techniques; product modelling and visualisation; postgraduate group project; project management; postgraduate individual project. Optional modules: Knowledge engineering and management for engineers; systems integration; CAED software systems design; design methods; information technology; control of principles; control techniques.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 21 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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Key information

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0141 548 3195