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Mechatronic Systems Engineering (Honours), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (WUR) Churchill, Australia
If working with aircraft, industrial automation, transport or telecommunication systems excites you, and you have a mind for mechanics, electronics and computing engineering; this Mechatronic Systems Engineering (Honours) degree from Federation University Australia is the ideal degree for you.
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This Mechatronic Systems Engineering (Honours) degree from Federation University Australia 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. 

Career opportunities

  • Automation engineer
  • Control systems engineer
  • Maintenance engineer
  • Plant design and management engineer
  • Sales engineer
  • Self-diagnostic machinery design engineer
  • Automotive systems engineer
  • Data communication and networks officer
  • Mechanical design engineer
  • Process and packaging design engineer
  • Scientific equipment designer
  • Avionics test engineer
  • Engineer
  • Infrastructure engineer
  • Mechatronic project engineer
  • Robotics and process automation engineer
  • Security systems designer

As a mechatronics engineer you will apply mechanical, electronics and software design to create products and processes to meet market needs. 

Engineering knowledge and skills are required in sectors such as manufacturing and process automation, transportation (automotive, rails, aviation and navy), power production, mining and resources, agriculture and forestry. 

A small sample of the many job areas include: robotics and process automation, data communication and networks, smart infrastructure, security systems, processing and packaging, scientific equipment design, self-diagnostic machinery, plant design and management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Offshore applications - five weeks before the semester commencement date.
    • Onshore applications - two weeks before the semester commencement date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Materials in Engineering
  • Modelling and Change
  • Engineering Design and Drafting
  • Engineering Mechanics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 085620B

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with final-year mathematics courses, or overseas equivalent.
  • Overall Academic IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent
  • Year 12 applicants will be ranked based on their ATAR and ATAR Adjustment Factors – e.g. Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) and Subject Adjustments. (Applicable to onshore international students)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28800 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9527 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9527 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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