Specialisation

Key Program - Robotics and Mechatronics

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3158.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

6033.1 Diploma in Engineering/Bachelor of Engineering Studies

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


This program provides the skills necessary for the design of smart machines of all types: cruise control in automobiles, pilotless spacecraft, automated factories and medical telerobotics. The course, accompanied by an extensive and integrated hands-on laboratory program, is essentially concerned with the design of intelligent mechanical systems and automation, and includes the study of robotics, computer control, automated manufacturing, microprocessor applications and machine design. Graduates in the program acquire the combined skills of mechanical and computer/electrical engineering that are needed in leading-edge industries such as aerospace systems, the car industry, automation and robotic applications, biomedical engineering, laser systems, and building materials manufacture.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au

Key Program Structure

Year 2

Autumn session

300035 Kinematics and Kinetics of Machines
300040 Mechanics of Materials
300005 Circuit Theory
300018 Digital Systems 1

Spring session

300480 Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
300735 Automated Manufacturing
300052 Power and Machines
300044 Microcontrollers and PLCs

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 3

Autumn session

300764 Mechanical Design
300763 Advanced Dynamics
300056 Robotics
300967 Engineering Science Project 1

Spring session

300043 Mobile Robotics
300968 Engineering Science Project 2
200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2

And one elective unit

* Elective units must be level 2 or higher

Optional Elective

The following unit is an optional elective unit offered to students who are engaged in a School approved project. This unit can be taken during the third year of this course, however, permission is required to enrol in the unit.

301089 Special Technical Project


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