- 2019

Undergraduate

Specialisation

Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2019 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the component of any bachelors double degrees.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Engineering

Offered by

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Contact details

EngineeringEngineering (http://www.monash.edu/engineering/about-us/contact-us)

Location

Clayton Malaysia

Mechatronics engineering combines mechanical engineering, computing and electronics to create functional smart products. You will acquire skills, knowledge and experience in electrical systems; mechanics; systems engineering; sensors and artificial perception; thermo-fluids and power systems; analogue electronics; robotics; control systems; and manufacturing.

Units

Levels 2, 3 and 4

Parts C, D. Mechatronics engineering knowledge, application and practice (108 points)

Students complete:

Part E. Elective study (36 points)

Single degree students complete a. and b. below:

  1. 12 points of electives at level 2 or 3 from one of the following options:
  2. 24 points of level 3 and 4 units from the list of technical electives below

    For students completing a double degree, some units required for the partner degree are credited as electives towards this degree.

Mechatronics engineering technical electives

Clayton only
  • MAE2405 Aircraft performance
  • MEC3010 Micro and nanotechnologies: fabrication and applications
  • MTE3545 Functional materials and devices
  • ECE4045 Network performance
  • ECE4055 Electrical energy - power electronics applications
  • ECE4078Not offered in 2019 Intelligent robotics
  • ECE4081 Medical instrumentation
  • ECE4146 Multimedia technologies
  • ECE4179 Neural networks and deep learning
  • MEC4425 Micro/nano solid and fluid mechanics
  • MEC4428 Advanced dynamics
  • MEC4446 Composite structures
  • ENG4700 Engineering technology for biomedical imaging and sensing
  • ECE5881 Real-time system design*
  • MEC5881 Engineering systems performance analysis*
  • MEC5882 Instrumentation, sensing and monitoring*
  • MEC5883 Mechanical systems design*
  • MEC5884 Sustainable engineering systems*
  • MEC5888 Renewable energy systems*
  • MEC5891 Design for additive manufacturing*
  • An approved engineering technical elective chosen in consultation with the course adviser
Malaysia only
  • ECE4032 Advanced control
  • ECE4063Not offered in 2019 Large scale digital design
  • MEC4416 Momentum, energy and mass transport in engineering systems
  • MEC4417 Refrigeration and air-conditioning
  • MEC4801 Non-destructive testing and inspection
  • MEC4802Not offered in 2019 Sustainable engineering and design with nanomaterials
  • TRC4200 Engineering cyber-physical systems
  • TRC4901 Artificial intelligence for engineers
  • MEC5886 Sustainable energy technologies*
  • An approved engineering technical elective chosen in consultation with the course adviser
Clayton and Malaysia
  • ECE2072 Digital systems
  • ECE2111 Signals and systems
  • MEC2407 Electromechanics
  • ECE3051 Electrical energy systems
  • ECE3073 Computer systems
  • MEC3416 Engineering design 2
  • MEC3448 Engineering technologies
  • MEC3459 Materials selection for engineering design
  • ECE4076 Computer vision
  • MEC4418Not offered in 2019 Control systems (not offered in 2019)
  • MEC4426 Computer-aided design
  • MEC4444 Industrial noise and control
  • ECE5886 Smart grids*
  • MEC5885 Energy efficiency and sustainability engineering*
  • An approved engineering technical elective chosen in consultation with the course adviser

* Students must obtain an honours weighted average (HWA) of 70% or above at the conclusion of level 3 and be in their final year to enrol in these units. Please consult the department course adviser before enrolling in the unit.

Relevant courses

Bachelors

Single degrees

Successful completion of this undergraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • E3001 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Students in other single bachelor's degrees are not eligible to complete this specialisation.

Double degrees

Successful completion of this undergraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) component in the following double degrees:

  • E3002 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • E3004 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • E3005 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • E3007 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science
  • L3002 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)