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Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering with a Year in Industry BEng (Hons)

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Spending a year on work placement as part of your degree can give you a head start in the jobs market, and it makes for a richer, more rounded experience. As well as making contacts and learning how to apply your knowledge, you’ll be paid a salary. The course teaches you how to design, analyse and test robots, autonomous vehicles and other systems. You also learn how to control robotic systems with microprocessor technology. So there’s a strong practical focus from the outset. You will learn lab skills and work on projects. And you’ll take part in the faculty’s Global Engineering Challenge, a team exercise designed to make you a better engineer.Sheffield is the only university in the UK with a whole department dedicated to control and systems engineering. Rolls-Royce have opened a technology centre here. And we have research contracts with major organisations such as the European Space Agency. Our facilities include a robotics lab and a brand new (2014) control and electronics lab.Systems and control engineers can build robots and design manufacturing processes. They can even help to predict climate change and financial trends. So graduates are in demand. Ours work for companies including Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Land Rover, Shell and HSBC. The BEng is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Institute of Measurement and Control. At the end of the second year, you may choose to switch to the MEng course, which includes an advanced research project and meets all the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 23,750per year

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University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

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