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Field of Study

Mechatronic Engineering

Master of Engineering Science (Management)

This major provides a broad-based education in the basic principles of electrical, mechanical and computer engineering.

Mechatronic engineers integrate mechanical engineering with electronics, computer systems and advanced controls in order to design and construct products and processes.

Mechatronic engineers are typically involved with the design of automated and intelligent machines, including artificial intelligence systems, robotics, automated industrial machinery and avionics. They are employed in areas including research and development, mining, aerospace and defence, or by government and industry groups.

Electives cover areas including engineering analysis and design, engineering mechanics, dynamics and automatic control, signals and communication, and electrical hardware and computer software.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for engineering and technology

QS World University Rankings 2023

1 in Queensland for mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering

QS World University Rankings 2023

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Mechatronic engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Agricultural systems engineer
  • Automation engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Electronics engineer

Average annual salary range

Design Engineer

$100–$120K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratory work
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Creativity for Innovation and Design Thinking
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Digital System Design
  • Advanced Manufacturing

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