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Master of Engineering in Mechatronics

A single two year graduate award offered by the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Field of Education
    • Engineering and Related Techno
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Field of Education
    • Engineering and Related Techno

Program Requirements

The Master of Engineering in Mechatronics requires the completion of 96 units, of which:

96 units must come from completion of 6000-level, 7000-level and 8000-level courses

The 96 units must consist of:

72 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

ENGN8100 Introduction to Systems Engineering

ENGN8120 Systems Modelling

ENGN8150 Professional Communication I

ENGN8160 Professional Communication II

ENGN6213 Digital Systems and Microprocessors

ENGN6627 Robotics

ENGN6223 Control Systems

ENGN6528 Computer Vision

ENGN8537 Embedded Systems and Real Time Digital Signal Processing

ENGN8538 Probability and Stochastic Processes in Engineering

ENGN8535 Engineering Data Analytics

ENGN8536 Advanced Topics in Mechatronics Systems

12 units from completion of ENGN8170 Group Project, which must be completed more than once, in consecutive semesters

12 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent in a cognate discipline with an average mark of at least 70%.

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students

Cognate disciplines

Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Automation and Intelligent Systems, Information Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Physics Science and Engineering, Biomedical engineering, Mathematics

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ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The aim of this two-year program is to provide students with a qualification in Engineering at the Masters level. Students will gain advanced technical knowledge in Mechatronics, an area ANU has world-leading research strength. Mechatronics graduates are highly sought after because their combined knowledge and cross-discipline skills in three major engineering areas: mechanical, electrical, and computing. This allows them to participate in and lead multi-disciplinary teams in research and product development, in automation and manufacture, in computing and electronics, offering exciting career prospects. The program contains a targeted professional development component as well as an opportunity to select electives from other areas of study anywhere in the University.

Career Options

ANU provides you with more choice for your entrance score by offering the new Flexible Double Degree program.

The ANU Flexible Double Degree lets you build skills for your chosen career without forfeiting your passion.  It's your choice to build a double degree partnership that suits your head and your heart.

NEW program - available for applications commencing from Summer Session, 2015

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  1. Apply systems-engineering approaches to address complex and multi-disciplinary real-world engineering problems
  2. Demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge in subjects relevant to mechatronics and associated technologies.
  3. Communicate effectively with colleagues, other engineering professionals and the broader community using a range of communication media and tools
  4. Work professionally as an individual and in a team environment
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of engineering research methods and carry out applied research in the area of modern mechatronics systems.
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