Specialisation

Key Program - Robotics and Mechatronics

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3171.1

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


Related Courses

3728.3 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business

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.


Key Program Structure

Year 1

Autumn session

200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1
300963 Engineering Physics

BBus core unit 1

BBus core unit 2

Spring session

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300965 Engineering Materials

BBus core unit 3

BBus core unit 4

Year 2

Autumn session

300027 Engineering Computing

BBus professional unit 1

BBus professional unit 2

BBus major unit 1

Spring session

300021 Electrical Fundamentals
300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics

BBus major unit 2

Bbus major unit 3

Year 3

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

Year 4

Autumn session

300764 Mechanical Design
300763 Advanced Dynamics
300025 Electronics

BBus major unit 4

Spring session

300043 Mobile Robotics

BBus major unit 5

BBus major unit 6

BBus major unit 7

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 5

Autumn session

300056 Robotics
301245 Final Year Project 1 (UG Engineering)

BBus major unit 8

BBus professional unit 3

Spring session

300075 Instrumentation and Measurement
301246 Final Year Project 2 (UG Engineering)
300487 Mechatronic Design

BBus professional unit 4



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