24 months
47754 AUD/year
37710 AUD/year
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The Mechatronics program at the Australian National University provides students with specialised knowledge and professional engineering skills to prepare them for a career in one of the rapidly-growing application areas of mechatronics: robotics and automation, control engineering, computer vision, and smart grids.   


The Mechatronics program at the Australian National University builds an interdisciplinary engineering focus and research expertise to give students the required skills to address complex multi-disciplinary problems, while at the same time providing advanced technical knowledge in one or more of the above fields.

    Learning Outcomes  

  • Professionally apply systematic engineering methods to address complex, multi-disciplinary real-world engineering problems related to robotics and mechatronic systems.
  • Proficiently apply advanced, integrated technical knowledge in mechatronics and the underpinning sciences and scientific methods.
  • Identify and critically evaluate current developments and emerging trends within the robotics, intelligent systems, and industry automation sector.
  • Understand the contextual factors that influence professional engineering practice, and identify the potential societal, ethical, and environmental impact of engineering activities.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues, other engineering professionals and the broader community employing a range of communication tools.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Modelling 
  • Digital Systems and Microprocessors
  • Control Systems
  • Robotics
  • Computer Vision
  • Structured Programming 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

CRICOS: 077326G 

  • At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry. 
  • Applicants must present a 4-year Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0 in a cognate discipline.

Tuition Fee

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    47754 AUD/year
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    37710 AUD/year
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Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
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