University of East London
Mechatronics and Computer Systems Engineering BEng (Hons)
University of East London

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Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 55 graduates of Mechatronics and Computer Systems Engineering BEng (Hons) and other courses in at University of East London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
70 /100
55 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Industrial, Production & Manufacturing Engineering

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27000 £27500 £32000
25-75 percentile range £25000 - £30000 £16500 - £35000 £21500 - £44500

Salary of all UK Graduates of Industrial, Production & Manufacturing Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29626 £31542 £36569
25-75 percentile range £25498 - £34236 £23647 - £39786 £27414 - £46315

Course Description

The mechatronics with computer systems engineering programme combines principles from mechanics, electronics, control, computing, automation and robotics to design, manufacture and test smart and cognitive systems and devices, which utilise a combination of these disciplines. On this undergraduate programme you will gain knowledge of engineering processes and systems, product design, AI, machine learning, digital electronics and integration of these technologies. This will also enable you to create your own mechatronic systems that are smart and cognitive, developing them from imagination through to reality.

This programme will give you a sufficient width and depth to meet the demands of a career in mechatronics engineering and enable you to progress to the status of Chartered Engineer as well. On this course you will gain an active interest in engineering and learn how to respond to changes and developments within automation, mechanical systems, robotics and related wider engineering sector.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Mechatronics and Computer Systems Engineering, BEng (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Mechatronics and Computer Systems Engineering BEng (Hons) at University of East London

45% Engineering professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Customer service occupations
5% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Industrial, Production & Manufacturing Engineering

Qualification requirements

including passes at A2 in at least 2 subjects, must include Maths and Physics

in a related subject, must include distinctions in both Mathematics and further mathematics

in a related subject, must include distinctions in both Mathematics and further mathematics

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or email [email protected]

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Mechatronics and Computer Systems Engineering, BEng (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Mechatronics and Computer Systems Engineering BEng (Hons)

EU £13500 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £13500 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

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About University of East London

The University of East London, often abbreviated to UEL, states their goal being to become the leading careers-focused university in the United Kingdom. UEL operates from three different campuses; Stratford Campus, Docklands Campus, and University Square Stratford. The Docklands Campus is the largest of the three campuses, and is just a 15-20 minute walk away from Central London, and 10-15 minutes away from Canary Wharf by train.

Student composition of University of East London

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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Where is this programme taught

Docklands Campus
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