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Mechatronics engineering at Edith Cowan University (ECU) - Australia

    270 Joondalup Drive
    Joondalup WA 6027
    Australia
    Telephone
    Within Australia: 134 ECU (134 328)
    Outside Australia: (61 8) 6304 0000
    E-mail: enquiries@ecu.edu.au

Mechatronics engineering is the integration of electrical, electronic, and computer engineering with mechanical and industrial engineering enabling the development of intelligent machines and advanced manufacturing and processing systems.
Areas of study within Mechatronics include mechanics, computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing, analog and digital electronics, signal analysis, electro-mechanical systems, advanced materials, sensor technology, automatic control, robotics, system design and development and project management.
Students will graduate with competencies in electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering, and be able to participate in and lead complex multi-disciplinary projects.
Mechatronics engineers have diverse employment opportunities in most sectors of industry including product design and development, manufacturing, mining and resource, process control and automation, public utilities, road and transport, defence, aerospace, and consulting.

The program focuses on the development of knowledge and skills relevant to professional engineering practice and along with a sound theoretical base, includes strong elements of practical problem solving, team work and project development. As a result, as well as having multiple technical and transferable skill competencies, graduates will gain strong analytical skills, and have the ability to lead complex projects.
Areas of study within the course include engineering mechanics, computer-aided design and manufacturing, analogue and digital electronics, signal analysis, electromechanical systems, industrial control, and robotics.
The first year of this course includes a set of eight units that are common across all engineering honours courses. This allows students the opportunity to develop a better understanding of the various engineering disciplines on offer and the flexibility, if desired, to switch to another engineering discipline/course without penalty after the first year of study.

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