School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering
School of Psychology
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
You complete compulsory modules (80 credits) in: mechatronics; sensors and actuators; robotics; distributed control systems; microprocessor systems; methods in industrial research and development. If English is not your first language you will normally be required to complete a module in writing dissertations in science and engineering (10 credits).
You also take a research project with either an electronic or mechanical engineering emphasis (60 credits). Depending on your background, optional modules (30û40 credits) are available in a wide range of areas including: industrial automation; automatic control; mechanical power transmissions; high-performance embedded systems.
Assessment is by examination, course work assignments, project work and a dissertation. With first-class laboratories that are able to provide you with hands-on experience, we are confident that the programme offers an appropriate balance between theory and practice and that the knowledge and skills you attain will be much sought after by industry.