Engineering - Mechatronics

The MEng in Mechatronics is a one year, full-time programme and the mode of operation is based on the modular system. It consists of a taught component extending over two semesters, with a Mechatronics project taken over a third semester.

Key Fact
This course addresses the specific knowledge requirements associated with Intelligent Automation and Informatics in the manufacturing sector, with a particular emphasis in Industry 4.0 as a unifying concept.

Subjects taught

Semester 1

•Low Cost Automated Systems
•Automated System Design
•Project Management in Practice
•Advanced & Emerging Manufacturing Technologies
•Automation and Control

Semester 2

•Mechatronics Project 1
•Digital Control
•Global Business Strategy
•Machine Vision
•3D CAD Modelling & Machine Design
•System Integration

Semester 3
•Mechatronics Project 2

Entry requirements

Applicants for a Master's programme must normally have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant or appropriate subject, or equivalent prior learning* that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement. Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of the University. The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants as deemed necessary.

*Completion of 240 ECTS/four years of a relevant five year undergraduate programme consisting of 300 ECTS from an European University or equivalent institution.

Applicants who do not meet the requirements above may be considered under the University of Limerick policy that allows for the recognition of Prior Learning, both formal and informal/experiential learning; non-accredited personal and professional education; work based training and employment experience.

Application dates


Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)

A copy of your birth certificate/passport

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where
English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:

• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate


1 Year Full Time

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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