Bachelor of Mechatronic Systems Engineering (Honours)

Federation University

Working with aircraft, industrial automation, transport or telecommunication systems excites you, and you have a mind for mechanics, electronics and computing engineering; this is the ideal degree for you. This course will equip graduates with the skills necessary to plan, design and manage complex systems that integrate mechanical, electronic and computational elements of engineering. Graduates find careers in these separate fields and also at the interface, where these areas of engineering merge. Due to their cross-disciplinary knowledge and versatility as problem solvers, mechatronics professionals are also highly sought after as project engineers. Project-based learning in real world situations ensures you will be work-ready. Major manufacturers and engineering-based companies are collaborating with the University's academic expertise in this comprehensive industry-supported course. The program's strong industry support ensures its graduates will have relevant, current experience. You will undertake a 12 week industry placement of your choice before completing your study. We are proud to offer an Industry Placement Program, providing the opportunity for our students to gain valuable and relevant workplace experience. Students take part in a two-year professional development program and receive up to 26 weeks placement and up to $15,000 industry scholarship. Discover more at www.federation.edu.au/ipp

Course Fee:

Australian: $37,436
International: $115,200

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 - Prerequisites Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English; ATAR. Non Year 12 - Previous higher education studies with results at a pass level, including any 'single subjects of study', or successful completion of a tertiary preparatory program such as the Federation University Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST); Successful completion of a relevant VET qualification at Certificate III level or higher; applicants who have not completed secondary education, or undertaken any TAFE or university studies should include a personal statement detailing all relevant experience to strengthen their application.

Structure:

This program consists of 480 credit points. Students will complete 30 core courses, and a zero credit point Engineering Professional Practice course.

Subjects you can Study:

Design; Sustainability; Management; Mathematics; Mechanisms; Electronics; Control-Classical, Fluid and Pneumatic; Instrumentation and Artificial Intelligence; Robotics, Drives and Actuators; Digital and Embedded Systems; Individual Research Project

Study Pathways:

Credit will be considered if you have undertaken relevant higher education studies or have successfully completed Diploma, Associate Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Engineering relevant to this degree. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on your eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications. Credit of 20% to 50% can be obtained toward the degree depending on program studied, individual circumstances OR interstate or overseas equivalent as assessed by the University. Candidates seeking alternate entry can consider the following options: Foundation Access Studies (FAST) program, including FASTP1203 Introduction to Technical maths. On successful completion of FAST, including FASTP1203 Introduction to Technical maths, students can apply for the Bachelor of Mechatronic Systems Engineering (Honours) for Semester 1. Enrol in single courses such as MATHS1001 Modelling and Change or MATHS1005 Secrets of the Matrix to demonstrate ability to be successful on the program. Apply for the Diploma of Engineering - Technical (FedUni TAFE, Ballarat) which offers an articulation pathway into Higher Education and a number of credits towards the Bachelor of Mechatronic Systems Engineering (Honours).

Further information:

Further information: study.federation.edu.au

Recognition:

This degree is accredited by Engineers Australia.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00103D

Related Careers:

Mechatronic Engineer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Part time 8 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Full time 4 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Online 8 years

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is one of the country’s leading universities, with an enviable reputation for teaching excellence and graduate employment rates.

Headquartered in regional Victoria, with campuses in Ballarat, Gippsland, the Wimmera and Berwick in Melbourne, FedUni’s standing is based on nearly 150 years of education delivery.

A new Berwick Campus caters for the growing south-east Melbourne area, while a new Brisbane Campus and student support centre in Malaysia cater to the international student market.

FedUni embraces the freedom and dynamism that come from being a progressive university with close links to industry, business, communities and technology.

It is also recognised as a welcoming and friendly university, with students drawn from regional centres and metropolitan cities as well as from overseas.

Known for its supportive, inclusive environment, FedUni offers affordable study options (including online), learning assistance to help you stay at uni, small class sizes, friendly staff and accessible academic support. We are also one of few universities that offer free on-campus parking for students.

Our students have the opportunity to stay on campus with a range of residential options. The university places great emphasis on the quality of its teaching and learning, the student experience, and importantly, employability once you have graduated.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a range of programs through higher education and TAFE, and have the ability to find the right pathway for your success.

Facilities such as the Nanya Environmental Research Station in western New South Wales and the Manufacturing and Industry Skills Centre in central Ballarat anchor the range of programs that FedUni delivers.

The university’s Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP) is recognised as Australia’s premier sports injury prevention research centre. It is one of only four such centres worldwide to be selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a member of the IOC Medical Research Network.

FedUni also hosts Australia’s largest regional technology park — accommodating more than 30 companies, including its signature tenant, IBM — where FedUni IT students are engaged in the ‘earn as you learn’ program, earning a wage as part of their studies.

The University’s Arts Academy in Ballarat and the Gippsland Centre for Art and Design are a major provider of performing arts, music theatre and art programs.

The University is constantly adding to its list of programs and courses across its faculties and campuses, with criminology, outdoor environmental education and the nation’s first nature pedagogy course among more recent offerings.

The University’s Gippsland campus offers a range of exciting programs. An easy drive from Melbourne and located within easy walking distance of the town of Churchill, it offers the benefits of a regional lifestyle with city access.

Our Wimmera campus also provides a wide range of programs for students throughout Horsham, Ararat, Stawell and western Victoria.

Other features of our campuses include art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, a golf course and childcare facilities. 

Contact

 

www.federation.edu.au 
info@federation.edu.au 
1800 FED UNI

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