|Indicative ATAR||80 Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.|
|Location||Bentley or Sarawak This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.|
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||4 years full-time|
Mechatronic engineers push technology to new frontiers as they work to create smarter products, devices and processes. Mechatronic systems can be found in most industrial and commercial products, from cars and aircraft to medical and surgical devices.
What the course involves
In your first year you will have completed the Engineering Foundation Year (EFY). The EFY builds a solid base of the fundamental concepts common to all areas of engineering. The EFY was developed in partnership with industry to create a curriculum that is reflective of engineering practice. After completing this common year you can select to major in mechatronic engineering.
As a mechatronic engineering student, you will design and maintain electronic and computer-controlled systems, including power generators, mining and chemical plant machinery, and intelligent machines such as unmanned aerial vehicles and autonomous robots.
You will develop sound theoretical knowledge in the key disciplines of mechanics, electronics and computer systems. Project work will culminate in a major design or research project in your final year of study.
You will need to complete at least 12 weeks of engineering work experience during the summer breaks, in order to graduate from mechatronic engineering.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Mature age entry
Essential WACE courses
- Mathematics: Methods ATAR and at least one of the following courses: Physics ATAR, Chemistry ATAR and Engineering Studies ATAR.
Desirable WACE coursesMathematics: Specialist ATAR
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
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Graduates fulfill the stage 1 competencies stipulated by Engineers Australia (EAust) as the pathway to chartered-engineer status (CPEng).
This course can help you become a:
- Mechatronic Engineer
- Mechanical Engineer
- Electronic Engineer
This major will equip you with a broad range of engineering skills and knowledge, enabling opportunities in disciplines such as mechanical design, instrumentation, automation and robotics.