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Mechatronics (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science) (MSc)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

This Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science master’s in mechatronics combines electrical, mechanical and computer engineering. You’ll learn to design and build using advanced electrical systems.

Our master’s courses combine traditional aspects of mechanical engineering with specialisms from other areas, so you can adapt your study to your career plans. Our international centre for research and teaching has a global reputation.

Our MSc Mechatronics master’s degree is for you if you studied engineering, maths or physical sciences, and want to specialise in mechatronics.

On this course you’ll learn the fundamental science, methods, analysis and engineering applications to start a career in mechatronic engineering. You’ll have the opportunity to design robots and build machines as part of your study.

You’ll learn about mechanical engineering, electrical systems and control. As part of this MSc in mechatronics, you’ll select optional modules on topics like robotics and automotive propulsion.

We’ll teach you to use advanced electrical systems and understand the impact and use of control systems, instrumentation and sensors.

You’ll learn from academics at the forefront of their fields, they teach the latest in technology advancements. You’ll also receive guidance and support from our Electro-Mechanical Engineering Research Group. Studying at Southampton gives you access to a global network of companies, shared facilities and specialist expertise to enhance your learning.


This master’s course will prepare you for a career in mechatronics engineering and allow you to work in a range of application sectors. These sectors have a reputation for offering good starting salaries and excellent career progression opportunities.

In the UK, our graduates work across different organisations and application areas, including in the following sectors:

  • aerospace
  • automotive
  • power generation
  • biomedical
  • finance

In addition to engineering careers, many of our graduates go into other employment such as finance and consultancy, where the numeracy and communication skills you'll develop on the course are highly valued.

You'll graduate with excellent analytical, project management and leadership skills.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Southampton

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    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 8,200 EU and international students.
Southampton’s Students Union has over 40 cultural and international groups to connect international communities in a social setting.
Specialist careers support and paid year in employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

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