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Mechatronics Engineering (Honours)

Deakin University 

48 months
36400 AUD/year
7154 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Mix electrical, mechanical and robotics engineering into a single degree and you could land a career shaping the innovative robotics systems of the future with this Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours) at Deakin University.  


This Mechatronics Engineering (Honours) course prepares you to be a practical and industry-ready engineer capable of designing the electronics, robots and autonomous systems of the future. You will learn how to design, program and integrate electronic devices with mechanical designs that communicate with other computers, devices or even cloud-based systems. You will be able to deliver innovative solutions to real-world problems and design autonomous and intelligent devices ranging from self-driving vehicles to biomedical systems.

Throughout this course you will have opportunities to explore cutting-edge technologies using the facilities in our multi-million-dollar engineering precinct, including state-of-the-art mechatronics, manufacturing robotics and IoT systems. Discover what it takes to work in teams on industry projects with our project-based learning activities in this Engineers Australia Accredited degree.

Career outcomes  

With an international skills shortage in the industry, and roles expected to rise significantly in the next five years, Deakin University graduates are in demand both in Australia and further abroad.

Not only that, employers seek out Deakin graduates for their forward-thinking, innovative and entrepreneurial qualities.

  • As a mechatronics engineering graduate, you could be employed in the following roles:
  • biomedical service engineer
  • control systems engineer
  • automation engineer
  • electronics test engineer
  • robot engineer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Materials Performance and Durability
  • Energy Efficiency and Demand Management
  • Sensor Networks
  • Research Methodology
  • Control Systems Engineering 
  • Engineering Modelling
  • Analogue and Digital Electronics 
  • Electromechanical Systems
  • Mechatronic Design
  • Systems and Signals
  • Intelligent Systems for Autonomous Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 079999F Waurn Ponds (Geelong) 

VCE Prerequisite subjects

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics.
  • This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection consideration
Personal statement 
  • If you wish for your professional, work, life or community experience to be considered you are required to complete and submit a personal statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36400 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7154 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7154 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS) 

Living costs for Geelong

1000 - 2000 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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