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Mechatronics Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Why BEng Mechatronics Engineering?

Our BEng Mechatronics Engineering course will equip you to design and develop mechatronic systems in modern industries, as you explore developments and applications in the ‘Internet of Things’ era. You’ll cover fundamentals including mechatronics system theory, robotics, automation technology, operation, engineering design and management. You’ll also examine advanced manufacturing and the very latest challenges and approaches in the field, including smart factories, transformations to connected devices and dealing with new cyber risks associated with automation and data exchange trends in the manufacturing industry. Taking an inter-disciplinary engineering approach, the course has a strong focus on industrial applications, based on the extensive survey of various industrial companies. Hands-on learning opportunities will also be available to you as you undertake practical experiments using state-of-the-art technology, such as equipment related to ‘Industrial 4.0’ and the ‘Industrial Internet of Things’, available in our specialist labs. Our links to local and national industry, including firms such as ABB, MOOG, SC Group, Spirax Sarco, Dowty Propeller, Kohler Mira and Total Metal Products Ltd, will also give you the chance to apply learning to real-world issues on this practically-focused course.

Why University of Gloucestershire?

We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.

After the course

Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,700per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBC

BBC at A levels or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

Diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Exceptional one-to-one support, with Helpzones on every campus.
Wide array of scholarships and awards for international students.

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