Mechatronic Engineering - Extended Major

From 2012 available in the extended major only.
Pre 2012 students in the single major should refer to the 2011 program course lists.

Students must complete for the BE (Mechatronic Engineering Plan code: MECTRY2001), #64 comprising -

  1. #60, comprising
    1. #50 being all compulsory courses in part A of the Mechatronic Engineering list; plus
    2. #10 from part B1 electives, with at least #6 at level 3 or higher; and

  2. Balance from electives, being courses from the BE list or other courses approved by the Executive Dean.

Part A - Compulsory

Year 1, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1100 2 Engineering Design

Year 1, Semester 1 or 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1300 2 Introduction to Electrical Systems
ENGG1400 2 Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics
MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [1]

Year 1, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1200 2 Engineering Modelling & Problem Solving
MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations

Year 1, Semester 2 or Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CSSE1001 2 Introduction to Software Engineering I
PHYS1002 2 Electromagnetism and Modern Physics

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CSSE2010 2 Introduction to Computer Systems
MATH2001 2 Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra
MECH2300 2 Structures & Materials

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ELEC2004 2 Circuits, Signals & Systems
MATH2010 1 Analysis of Ordinary Differential Equations
MECH2210 2 Intermediate Mechanical & Space Dynamics
METR2800 2 Mechatronic System Design Project I
STAT2202 1 Probability Models for Engineering & Science

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
ELEC2003 2 Electromechanics & Electronics
ELEC3004 2 Signals, Systems & Control
METR3100 2 Sensors & Actuators
METR4201 2 Introduction to Control Systems

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
MECH2100 2 Machine Element Design
MECH3200 2 Advanced Dynamics & Vibrations
METR4202 2 Advanced Control & Robotics

Year 4, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
METR4810 2 Mechatronic System Design Project II

Year 4, Whole Year

Course Code Units Course Title
[ METR4900 4 Thesis/Design Project [2]
[ or
[ METR4901 4 Thesis/Design Project [2]

Part B Electives

B0 - Preparatory Mathematics and Science Courses

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM1090 2 Introductory Chemistry [3]
MATH1050 2 Mathematical Foundations [1] [4]
PHYS1171 2 Physical Basis of Biological Systems [5]

Part B1 - Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
COMP3506 2 Algorithms & Data Structures
COMP3702 2 Artificial Intelligence
CSSE2002 2 Programming in the Large
CSSE2310 2 Computer Systems Principles and Programming
CSSE3010 2 Embedded Systems Design & Interfacing
ELEC3100 2 Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Fields & Waves
ELEC3300 2 Electrical Energy Conversion & Utilisation
ELEC3400 2 Electronic Circuits
ELEC4400 2 Advanced Electronic & Power Electronics Design
ELEC4620 2 Digital Signal Processing
ELEC4630 2 Image Processing and Computer Vision
ENGG1500 2 Engineering Thermodynamics
MECH2305 2 Introduction to Engineering Design and Manufacturing
MECH2410 2 Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics
MECH3100 2 Mechanical Systems Design
MECH3250 2 Engineering Acoustics
MECH3300 2 Finite Element Method & Fracture Mechanics
MECH3305 2 Science & Engineering of Metals
MECH3400 2 Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
MECH3410 2 Fluid Mechanics
MECH3750 2 Engineering Analysis II
MECH4301 2 Materials Selection

End notes

  • [1] Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051
  • [2] This course is offered over more than one semester. Enrol in the same course code in each semester.
  • [3] CHEM1090 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Chemistry or equivalent.
  • [4] MATH1050 is not available for students with a High Achievement or higher in Senior Maths C. MATH1050 is not available to students who have passed MATH1051 and/or MATH1052.
  • [5] PHYS1171 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Physics or equivalent.