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Major

Mechatronics

    Where will this take me?

    Overview

    Career outcomes

    After completing this major you might pursue career paths in automation and robotics, automotive engineering, consumer goods, machine vision, mechatronics systems, medical imaging, mobile apps, sensing and control systems, transportation and vehicular systems. Take a look at the news section of Engineers Australia for interesting articles about how mechatronic engineering is used to solve a range of environmental and medical problems.

    Graduate degree pathways from this major

    Graduate research

    Completing the Mechatronics Systems major means you are very well placed for further study in honours and graduate research in a range of science and technology areas. Research training preparation within the honours year, a postgraduate diploma or a masters degree will be required as preparation for graduate research.

    Graduate Degree Pathways

    Bachelor of Science graduates who major in Mechatronics Systems will be eligible to continue on to the Master of Engineering (Mechatronics) degree in the world-class Melbourne School of Engineering.

    If you wish to continue professional studies at graduate level, this major may also lead to a range of other graduate degree pathways:

    • Science and technology-focused graduate study in degrees including biotechnology, environmental systems, informatics and nanotechnology
    • Graduate degree pathways that will prepare you for a wide range of professions including engineering, law, teaching, medicine and other health sciences
    • Further graduate study to develop your skills outside of science and technology in areas such as humanities, business, government.