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Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering BEng

The University of Sheffield
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
English
Start dates
Sheffield
September 2022

Sheffield
September 2023

Sheffield
September 2024

Program description

Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering BEng

This specialist, three-year BEng will develop your engineering skills across key areas of mechatronics and robotics, including mechanical design, electronics, computing and control.

The course is designed with input from our industry partners and our equipment is industry-standard, so you'll be given the best start for your career.

Our courses share a common first year. You'll get a foundation in a broad range of mechatronic and robotic areas such as mathematics, computing, control, electronics and embedded systems. In the first year, you'll learn how to control robotic systems and you will work as part of a team to design, analyse and test robots, autonomous vehicles and other complex electro-mechanical systems.

Admission requirements

  • The A Level entry requirements for this course are: AAB including Maths and a science subject
  • A Levels + additional qualifications | ABB, including Maths and a science + B in a relevant EPQ; ABB, including Maths and a science + B in AS or A Level Further Maths
  • International Baccalaureate | 34, 6, 5 in Higher Level Maths and a science subject
  • BTEC | DD in Engineering or Applied Science + A in A Level Maths
  • Scottish Highers + 2 Advanced Highers | AAABB + AB, including Maths and a science subject in both
  • Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | B + AA in Maths and a science subject
  • Access to HE Diploma | 60 credits overall in a relevant subject, including 45 at Level 3, with 36 credits at Distinction to include Mathematics, and 9 credits at Merit. Applicants are considered individually.

English language requirements

You must demonstrate that your English is good enough for you to successfully complete your course. For this course we require: GCSE English Language at grade 4/C; IELTS grade of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component; or an alternative acceptable English language qualification

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

First year

  • Introduction to Electric and Electronic Circuits
  • Introduction to Systems Engineering & Software
  • Modelling, Analysis and Control
  • Physical Systems
  • Systems Engineering Mathematics I
  • Digital and Embedded Systems
  • Group Control Project and Professional Skills
  • Global Engineering Challenge Week

Second year

  • Control Systems Design and Analysis
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mechatronics
  • Signals, Systems, and Communications
  • Systems Engineering Mathematics II
  • Systems Engineering and Object Oriented Programming
  • Engineering - You're Hired

Third year

  • Individual Project
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Finance and Law for Engineers
  • Machine Learning
  • Robotics
  • State-Space Control Design

Tuition fees

2021-22 Annual tuition fee

  • For Home students: £9,250
  • For Overseas students: £24,450

Qualification

A Levels AAB

Career opportunities

We also have extracurricular projects where you can work with other engineering and science students to design and build rockets, submersible robots, autonomous payloads for satellites, rovers and more. You could also take part in a scheme for undergraduates where you work on research projects with academics over the summer period.

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