Kingston University London - Mechatronic Systems MSc

Kingston University London

Mechatronic Systems MSc

Mechatronics is an exciting, growing field that combines mechanical, electronic, and control systems to create a complete device. It mostly relates to the mechanical systems that perform relatively fast and precise motions and therefore require sophisticated electronic devices and control algorithms. This hands-on course will help you develop the multidisciplinary knowledge that the fast-moving industrial, commercial, and domestic sectors demand from their technical professionals.

The many applications of mechatronics include robotics, autonomous smart systems, hard-disk drives, tracking cameras, intelligent actuators in automotive systems, and intelligent prosthetics. You will be able to apply state-of-the-art control and machine learning techniques while working hands-on with robotics, autonomous unmanned platforms, and facilities. You will take part in trips to the National Instruments' NIDays conference in London. With an individual project, you may research a subject of interest with the opportunity to publish your work.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • This course is reviewed by experts from National Instruments, Thales, Atmel, Cadence, Texas Instruments, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
  • This course meets, in part, the exemplifying academic benchmark requirements for registration as a chartered engineer. If you also have a BEng (Hons) accredited for Chartered Engineer (CEng), you will be able to show you have satisfied the educational base for CEng registration.
  • You will use equipment from National Instruments, Quanser, Agilent Technology, Rethink Robotics

    and different microcontrollers.

Entry Requirements

  • A 2:2 or above honours degree in a relevant area or academic equivalent such as Computer Science, Electronics, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or Information Technology.
  • IELTS academic test in English with an


    overall score of 6.5,




    no element below 6.0

Career Prospects

The market for mechatronic systems is continually evolving. Graduates from this program will be prepared for senior technical and management positions in a range of industries, including:

  • automotive engineering
  • avionics and aerospace
  • Defense
  • Robotics
  • autonomous systems
  • telecoms
  • manufacturing.

Course Details

Although mechatronics may be perceived in combination with robotics, as robots are indeed fast and precise mechanical systems, it also has wider applications. These include hard-disk drives for computers, tracking cameras for surveillance applications, intelligent actuators in automotive systems and many other areas, including devices used in the field of healthcare and rehabilitation, such as intelligent prosthetic devices.

The hands-on approach on the course, using our state-of-the art multidisciplinary laboratories with equipment from National Instruments, Freescale, Agilent Technology, Rethink Robotics and many more, adds value to this postgraduate degree. The course dovetails with research activities of the teaching staff, implementing the latest advances in our research. Using applied research, you will have the opportunity to do your own research within an individual industry-relevant 'capstone' project. This includes preparation of a scientific paper, giving an opportunity for that first breakthrough into publishing your work.

Core Modules

Engineering Research Techniques, Entrepreneurship and Quality Management
Control Systems with Embedded Implementation
Mechatronic Design and Automation
Engineering Individual Project

Option Modules

Advanced CAD/CAM Systems
Advanced Control and Robotics
Digital Signal Processing
Professional Placement

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