Gain advanced knowledge and skills in robotics and mechatronics and control systems. This course prepares you to lead the introduction of new technologies and operating practices in advanced manufacturing and a range of other technical industries including robotics and mechanical systems design, mechatronics and micro- and nano-technology.
You'll study high-demand areas including:
There is a market demand for engineers with advanced skills such as control and robotics design and the ability to develop and implement new processes in agile manufacturing, ensuring innovations can emanate from all levels of the workforce.
With a focus on project-based and multi-disciplinary learning, you'll develop your professional engineering competencies in project management, teamwork, leadership, problem-solving, communication and research.
Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or international equivalent) in one of the following fields: Electrical, Electronic, Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics, Sustainable Systems or Automotive Engineering with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0.
Applicants who have a successfully completed a relevant degree (as above) with a GPA of at least 1.5 out of 4, will be considered if they have at least 3 years of relevant industry experience.
Successful completion of an Australian postgraduate qualification (or international equivalent) in a related discipline (as above).
Applicants without any relevant prior qualification will be considered if they have at least 10 years of relevant industry experience.
If you wish to have industry or employment experience assessed as part of meeting the entry requirements you will need to provide a detailed CV/resume listing previous positions, dates of employment and position responsibilities; a statement from your employer confirming these details (or contact details of employer so RMIT can seek confirmation); and evidence of any relevant professional development undertaken.
International qualifications are assessed for comparability to Australian qualifications according to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Some applicants may be eligible for exemptions. Approved exemptions may change the duration of their study in the program.
Our previous graduates have gone onto work for companies such as CAN Automation Pty Ltd, HYDAC: Mobile & Industrial Hydraulics Australia and Jetstar Airways.
RMIT graduates will be sought both in Australia and overseas. While there has been some decline in traditional manufacturing in Australia, there is steady employment in engineering in the construction, infrastructure, mining and building services sectors. The food industry sector and automated production are seen as growth areas of employment for robotics and mechatronics engineers.
The demand for engineers with expertise in advanced manufacturing and mechatronics technologies is at the cusp of exponential growth. You'll be able to work in mechanical systems design, advanced manufacturing, mechatronics, and micro and nano-technology.