UniversityUniversity of Auckland
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
University of Auckland
Become part of a community that plays a role in improving our future – blend theory and practice to contribute to an increasingly technologically advanced, sustainable world.
This four-year programme, comprising a blend of theoretical and practical work, ensures that you’re career-ready upon graduation. You’ll pursue one of the nine specialisations available at our country’s leading Engineering faculty.
We are known also for our passionate, active community. With dedicated support services and student networks to help you with personal or academic issues, we’ll provide you with all the resources necessary for success.
Mechatronics Engineering focuses on the design, intelligence, control and programming of smart devices, robots, and intelligent systems.
Mechatronics blends the disciplines of Mechanical, Electronics, Computer, and Software Engineering; its interdisciplinary approach means that practitioners tend to be generalists who can apply their skills to many roles and industries.
The realm of mechatronics engineering encompasses the design of economical, efficient systems. Mechatronic engineers develop select sensors and actuators, control algorithms, and advanced functional materials for mechanical systems in a variety of industries. These include anti-locking brakes and engine control units in transportation, surgical robots and artificial hearts for healthcare, and small smart components for cameras and mobile phones.
This specialisation is offered by our Department of Mechanical Engineering, which is affiliated with many of the University’s well-known research areas, groups, labs and experts, such as the Centre for Advanced Composite Materials, the Innovative Manufacturing and Materials Programme, the Laboratory for Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Systems.
Jobs related to this programme
Hardware and software developer
Research and design engineer
Further study options
Master of Engineering
Master of Engineering Studies
Master of Disaster Management
Master of Energy
Doctor of Philosophy
Secondary school qualifications
You need to have one of the following:
International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.
General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects.
Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). You must have completed a minimum of three A-level subjects.
GCE ‘A’ Level requirements apply to ‘A’ Level qualifications examined by bodies such as AQA, OCR, Edexcel, WJEC, CCEA and Pearson Education Limited taken outside of New Zealand.
IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands below 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.