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Mechatronics and Robotics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #28 (BCR) Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Recognizing the challenges and opportunities inherent in interdisciplinary education, in 2015, the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department began offering a new M.S. Degree in Mechatronics and Robotics program at New York University.

Overview

This new Mechatronics and Robotics program at New York University offering modernizes our curricula offerings, makes it relevant to students’ interest, and addresses workforce demands for graduates who have broader inter-disciplinary training and practical experience in the field of mechatronics and robotics with project work.

Defined broadly, mechatronics is the synergistic integration of mechanical engineering, control theory, computer science, and electronics to manage complexity, uncertainty, and communication in engineered systems. 

Moreover, robotics (synergistic integration of mechanical structures, mechanisms, electrical and electronic components, electromechanical sensors and actuators, microcontrollers, and programming) offers an ideal technology platform on which to construct lasting new businesses and entrepreneurial ventures. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mechatronics
  • Introduction to Robot Mechanics
  • Simulation Tools and Software for Mechatronics and Robotics 
  • Advanced Mechatronics
  • Entrepreneurship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11214 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    22428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11214 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Abu Dhabi

  • 5000 - 8600 AED/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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