University of Huddersfield
Mechatronic Engineering MEng
University of Huddersfield

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts


Salary of Graduates in Engineering

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Industrial, Production & Manufacturing Engineering 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 £26500 £23500 £27000
25-75 percentile range £25000 - £30000 £17000 - £29500 £21000 - £35500

Salary of all UK Graduates of Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £30425 £31682 £36736
25-75 percentile range £25861 - £34313 £25601 - £39326 £29731 - £45361

Course Description

A MEng degree in Mechatronic Engineering allows you to combine mechanical skills, smart electronics, and robotics with control systems to address a range of complex engineering projects. As a professional mechatronic engineer, you’ll get involved in the design of functional products, from large aircraft all the way to robotic manufacturing lines. Graduates with advanced engineering training are set to become key influencers and industry leaders overseeing the transformation of a sustainability-focused future.

This course sets out to deepen your understanding in the key principles and practices of several disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, electronic, control and computer systems. These academic disciplines are supplemented with the further development of your skills in creative thinking and creating practical design solutions, two skills essential to the professional engineer.

You’ll study a range of fascinating advanced modules, which include:

  • Manufacturing Systems Automation
  • Advanced Static Analysis
  • Modelling of Electromechanical Systems.

Following your second year, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in an optional industry work placement, where you’ll put your knowledge into practice and boost your post-graduate employability.

Why Study Mechatronic Engineering MEng at University of Huddersfield?

You’ll gain hands-on, real-world experience by taking part in an optional supervised work placement in your third year of the course. You can boost your CV by aligning your final-year project with our student teams and you’ll be able to design, build and test a road, airborne or rail vehicle.

You’ll also be learning from the best in this course, as the University of Huddersfield has been rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023.

In the fourth year of the course, you’ll work on a supervised individual research project. In your fifth (Master’s) year, you’ll take part in a team project involving the design, building and friendly competitive testing of either a road, airborne or rail vehicle – for example, Team HARE, Team Hawk or HudRail.

Professional Bodies

At Huddersfield, you’ll study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you can gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is.

†full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees.

Why Huddersfield?

Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.

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 Mechatronic Engineering MEng at University of Huddersfield

55% Administrative occupations
15% Information Technology Professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Customer service occupations
5% Teaching Professionals

**During your first and second year you’ll be part of our programme:** EnABLE (Engineering in an Activity Based Learning Environment). This will provide you with an opportunity to work within professional teams of peers and solve real engineering problems. Here, the theory is linked with engineering practice while developing the transferrable skills highly valued by industry employers such as, team player and leader, critical thinker and researcher, creative designer or excellent communicator of new ideas. Throughout your studies, you’ll have the opportunity to get continual feedback through weekly SAIL (Score as I Learn) assignments so you’ll feel confident in your studies and be able to access support when you need it.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

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

Requirements for international students / English requirements

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

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees

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Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Mechatronic Engineering, MEng, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Mechatronic Engineering MEng

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £17600 year 1
International £17600 year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Average student cost of living in the UK

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, 2025

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)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Huddersfield in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Huddersfield in related subject specific rankings.


    • #36 
    • #864 
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

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About University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield is a research university which is maintained through public funding, based in Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England. The university’s main campus, known as Queensgate, is located within just five minute’s walking distance of Huddersfield city centre. In addition, there are two other campuses used for distinct functions, the Oldham campus and the Barnsley campus.

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