M.Sc. On Campus Blended

Mechatronics and Computer Systems Engineering

University of East London

12 months
14760 GBP/year
10020 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This MSc Mechatronics and Computer Systems Engineering programme from University of East London combines principles from mechanics, electronics, control, computers, automation and robotics to design, manufacture and test smart and cognitive systems and devices, which utilise a combination of these disciplines. 


This Mechatronics and Computer Systems Engineering course from University of East London has many options for tailoring to a specialisation and bespoke experience; it is designed to be a broad yet challenging taught course,  focusing on ensuring that you leave with a skillset that is required in industry. If you are looking for a postgraduate qualification that will enhance your knowledge and employability, then apply today.  

What you'll learn

The course includes a number of self-contained, taught modules organised around the various areas of mechatronics engineering. There are a wide range of modules from which the students can choose from which includes: Highway and Railway Engineering, Automation and Robotics, Smart Industries and Digital Manufacturing, Intelligent Transport Systems, Wireless Signal Propagation and Machine Learning on Big Data

The taught modules are complemented by a research dissertation project that you will undertake at the end of your course. This dissertation is your route to becoming an accredited chartered engineer.

There is a highly practical emphasis to our MSc. You will learn the theory and then apply it through working on projects in our extensive laboratories and during fieldwork.

These projects will provide you with the learning opportunities and practical skills you will need in your future career. You will graduate with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the most up-to-date practices in mechatronics engineering.

Your future career

There is an acknowledged shortage of skilled mechatronics engineers with the right qualifications and experience. We have designed this course to fill this skills gap and give you a competitive edge when it comes to your career.

Some potential destinations for students are, aerospace, automotive, railways, defence, manufacturing and marine engineering. In your career you will design, develop, maintain and manage engineering systems that have the cutting-edge sophisticated technology. You will have a key role in areas such as design, research, and development, sales, production management, safety, and quality. You could apply new solutions to industrial problems using mechanical and electronic engineering and computer technology; such as for robotic vehicles for underwater exploration.

Our Docklands location means that we are uniquely placed for links to industry employers, and we have strong contacts with organisations in the local area, including Crossrail, Thames Water and the London Borough of Newham.

Within our School we also have a dedicated careers advisory service as well as an active alumni network able to facilitate contact with prospective employers.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Mental Wealth: Professional Life
  • Machine learning on Big Data
  • Applied Research and Engineering Practice
  • Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Wireless Signal Propagations
  • Automation and Robotics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2:2 BEng Honours or 2:1 BSc Honours in Engineering.
  • We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14760 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14760 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10020 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10020 GBP per year during 12 months.

Year 2 Industrial Placement Fee - £3500

UK Part time: £1,670 Per 30 credit module

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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