New technologies are completely transforming the world we live in. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of the many changes that we are going to see in the coming years on how machines operate. You will gain a deep understanding of intelligent machines and be able to develop Mechatronics systems which include,Electromechanical Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, robotics, precision technologies, systems engineering and engineering management. You will work alongside our research active staff with the possibility of continuing on to PhD research. Students will have the opportunity to work closely in industrial, research, and EU projects.
Full time: 12-16 months Part time: 24-30 months
Campus, Full-time and Part-time
BEng (Hons) - Top-up
Preston (Campus code: U)
September and January
Full-time: £9,250* per year (UK/EU)
Part-time: £1,540* per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
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Students will normally be required to possess at least an HND, Foundation Degree, or other equivalent UK, EU or overseas qualification in Engineering based subjects related area to Mechatronics and Intelligent Machines, or overseas Engineering students who completed three years of study in subjects’ area related to Mechatronics and Intelligent Machines. However, all applicants will be assessed for admission to the course on an individual basis.
Students speaking English as a second language are required to achieve IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (eg., as demonstrated by previous study in English.)
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Three of the following modules:
OPTIONAL MODULES (CONTINUED)*
One of the following modules:
* Only one module could be chosen from: MP3604, MP3672,MP3680
* Please note that running of optional modules is conditional on minimum student numbers and staff availability.
Option to choose one of these:
For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information.
*Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated.
For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.
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For changes to 2017 UCAS tariff entry requirements please see our Essential and Important Course Information. UCLan requires all undergraduate applicants to have a minimum attainment of five GCSEs at grade C and above, or equivalent, (including Maths and English). In 2017 and beyond we will view the new Grade 4 as being equivalent to a C grade and will therefore require students to achieve GCSE Grade 4 or above. However, if the subject is relevant to our degree programme and requires a higher GCSE grade (e.g. GCSE B grade), and/or includes a Professional body that governs the entry requirements, Grade 5 or above may be required.