Foundation Degree Mechatronics

Course Details

  • Start Date
    September 2020
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Attendance
    Full Time
  • Awarding Body
    University of the West of England (UWE)
  • Cost
    £ 7800.00 per year
  • Centre Location
    Bridgwater
  • Course Description

    This course aims to provide students with a higher education foundation in mechatronics with a work-based context. It links modules in electrical/electronic engineering and mechanical engineering to create a broad basis for further career development.

    During the course you may study areas including:

    • Design, Materials and Manufacturing
    • Stress and Dynamics
    • Electrical Technology
    • Mathematics for Signals and Control
    • Design and Electromechanical Systems

    Read the Course Handbook here.

  • Teaching and Assessment

    The course is completed via a combination of lectures and laboratory sessions, where you will complete project work, written reports and examinations. Your studies will be conducted in our Advanced Engineering Centre at the Bridgwater campus.

  • Progression Opportunities

    You could qualify for direct entry on to year 3 of the UWE Bristol’s BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering. The course represents an ideal foundation towards progression into a professional engineering role.

    Mechatronics engineers are required in a wide variety of industries from defence, automotive and aerospace to manufacturing and nuclear decommissioning.

  • Entry Requirements

    Typically entrants will possess:

    • A minimum of 120 UCAS points from a full Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject
    • BTEC Level 3 Further Mathematics is required for applicants holding a BTEC Level 3 Diploma

  • Costs

    £7800