Mechatronics

Bachelor's degree

In Bolton

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Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Bolton

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description


Suitable for: This course is for you if you are interested in developing your knowledge and skills in the field of mechatronics systems including traditional mechanical systems, manufacturing automation, medical equipment, transport control (automotive, aeroplanes), process and environmental control, robots, smart machines and artificial intelligence.

Facilities

Location

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Bolton (Greater Manchester)
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Deane Road, BL3 5AB

Starts

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To take into account

Appropriate foundation degree, HND or equivalent.

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Course programme

About the course

Your studies will use an approach that combines case studies, practical/laboratory work and problem solving-based projects.

You will have access to dedicated mechatronic facilities, engineering laboratories, the unique Innovation Factory and a state-of-the-art Design Studio with design, analysis and simulation software.

The Design Studio is equipped with industry standard engineering design and analysis software. It brings together a broad range of design disciplines including designers, engineers, technologists and students in a pioneering new concept in design development and knowledge transfer between industry and academia.

The Innovation Factory was opened in 2007 and is a purpose-built facility designed to bring together industry and academia to create innovative products and processes. With an investment of more than £2m it contains an outstanding range of design and engineering facilities including specialist workshops, laboratories and testing facilities.

Teaching staff carry out current research into vehicle crashworthiness, smart materials and artificial intelligence and as a result of this work they have established a reputation nationally and internationally.

The school has close links with manufacturers in the field of mechatronics including the Leyland Technical Centre, Fontaine, Bentley as well as other leading North West companies and organisations.

What you will learn

You will develop both your theoretical and practical understanding of the field of mechatronics. You will learn about finite element analysis which is required in the mechanical and electronic engineering industry and also enhance your system design knowledge.

You will develop skills in engineering management and also enhance your research, data analysis and data evaluation skills.

What you will study

You will study a total of six modules, each worth 20 credits.

This will consist of four core modules on: mechatronics systems; computer aided analysis; computer aided manufacturing and your individual mechatronics project.

In addition, you will study another two modules which you will select from the following: microsensors, robotics and artificial intelligence, biomedical electronics and computing, motorsport and vehicle handling and transport studies.

Special features

  • You will have access to dedicated materials and engine testing facilities, engineering laboratories, a state-of-the-art Design Studio and the unique Innovation Factory.
  • The Design Studio is equipped with industry standard engineering design and analysis software. It brings together a broad range of design disciplines including designers, engineers, technologists and students in a pioneering new concept in design development and knowledge transfer between industry and academia.
  • The Innovation Factory was opened in 2007 and is a purpose-built facility designed to bring together industry and academia to create innovative products and processes. With an investment of more than £2m it contains an outstanding range of design and engineering facilities including specialist workshops, laboratories and testing facilities.

Careers and professional development

The course is internationally recognised. There are many opportunities after graduation, since mechatronic products and systems are very much demanded by the highly competitive international marketplace.

As a graduate you can use your multidisciplinary knowledge and skills in mechanical, electronic, control, computing, IT and product and system design and development. There are opportunities for mechatronics graduates in many different industries and sectors.

In addition, opportunities are available for careers in the wider engineering industry around the world.

After graduation you may also choose to continue your formal education in the form of masters or research degrees.

Mode of attendance: Full-time

Mechatronics

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