BEng Mechatronics and Robotic Systems

General

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Program Description

Mechatronics and robotic systems are new branches in engineering that are applicable to every sector of society. Remotely operated vehicles on Mars, programmable washing machines at home and automated robots in manufacturing assembly lines are just some of the applications of mechatronics and robotic systems. These products are essentially mechanical in nature but could not function without electronics and computer control systems.

The BEng Mechatronics and Robotic Systems is a new cutting-edge programme designed to give you the skills and specialist knowledge to succeed in this fast-growing industry.

You will learn how to apply technologies in mechanical engineering, electronics, electrical engineering, control engineering and scientific computing. You will graduate with the ability to design, integrate, and test complete mechatronic systems and products.

Why Should I Study Mechatronics and Robotic Systems at XJLTU?

  • Learn in cutting-edge facilities with mechatronics laboratories equipped with comprehensive development kits that support you to work on robot-based research projects such as autonomous cars, bionic robots, and quad-copters;
  • Use and master state-of-the-art industrial software and hardware platforms to put acquired knowledge into practice, and to invent, design, develop, analyse, and operate mechatronic systems;
  • Gain industry experience with opportunities to participate in field trips, site visits and internships in robotics and automation companies in the Yangtze River Delta region;
  • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.

Knowledge and Skills

By the time you graduate from the BEng in Mechatronics and Robotic Systems, you will have:

  • diverse subject-related engineering knowledge with an emphasis on interdisciplinary skills;
  • a fundamental grasp of digital computers, electronics and electrical circuits, and mechanical engineering;
  • an understanding of signal processing, control systems, engineering structures, digital electronics, and micro-processing systems;
  • the ability to work in a team, with an emphasis on leadership and independent problem-solving skills;
  • advanced skills in embedded computer systems, industrial automation and robot control supplemented with a specialisation in an area of your interest (e.g. visual-based control systems) during your final year elective and project.

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Modules

Year One

UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides you with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree.

Year Two

Year Three

Year Four

Compulsory modules:

Optional modules

Careers

Graduates from this programme enjoy excellent career prospects due to the trends of 'Industry 4.0' and 'Sustainable Development'. Graduates may find employment in a variety of local, national, and international engineering companies who are looking for professionals with specialist mechatronics and industrial automation systems skills as well as a well-rounded, multidisciplinary engineering education.

Fees

International students

RMB 88,000 per academic year.

Early bird discount

All international who accept their offer by 1 May 2020 will automatically qualify for an RMB 8,000 early bird discount

Join a free Chinese language course

We now offer a free summer Chinese language course for all undergraduate and postgraduate students starting their degree in September 2020.

Choose from a two-week, four-week or six-week language course.

Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students

RMB 88,000 per academic year.

Early bird discount

All Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao students who accept their offer by 1 May 2020 will automatically qualify for an RMB 8,000 early bird discount.

Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students who apply to XJTLU through the Joint Entrance Examination on the governmental online application system (Education Examination Authority of Guangdong Province) will automatically qualify for an RMB 8,000 early bird discount.

Mainland Chinese students

RMB 88,000 per academic year.

Entry Requirements

International students

Entry into Year One

We welcome applications from high-quality candidates in all subjects with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications. Students will normally be expected to have a high standing in their high school performance with a minimum ‘B’ average in all subjects as well as relevant subjects.

Entry into Year Two

Students who have completed A-levels or International Baccalaureate (or equivalent) will be considered for entry into Year Two, different programmes have different subject-relevant requirements.

  • A-level: BBB
  • IB Diploma: 30 points
  • Advanced Placement Tests/Subject SATS--High school diploma with a GPA of 3.0 or above, plus:
    • Redesigned SAT: 1280+ (students that took the SATs previous to 2016 will require 1800+) or ACT: 27, and 2 AP examinations: 4+ or 2 SAT subject tests: 600+ or
    • 3 AP examinations: 4+ or
    • 3 SAT subjects: 600+

Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students

Students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan may apply with the following:

  • A minimum grade of 400 on the Joint Entrance Examination to Chinese Universities for Overseas Chinese Students and Students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, or
  • General Scholastic Ability Test (GSAT) ranking of at least the top 50 per cent for 4 subjects, including English and Maths. For detailed information see information in Chinese.

English language requirements

For international applicants, if you are a non-native English speaker, or if you have not previously studied in English, you must have satisfactory English language skills to study at XJTLU. Various English qualifications are accepted:

Year One entry

  • IELTS: 5.0
  • TOEFL: 62 (iBT)

Year Two entry

  • IELTS 6.5
  • TOEFL: 90 (iBT)

English qualifications are not required for students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan who take the Joint Examination or the GSAT.

Students who are entering into Year One with less than IELTS 6.0 or equivalent in their English proficiency will take 10 credits EAP, and students with IELTS 6.5 or above will take five credits EAP.

"The BEng Mechatronics and Robotic Systems programme provides comprehensive knowledge of mechatronic systems design and related engineering applications. It is truly a programme to help transform students to become real life engineers."

Yujia Zhai
Programme Director

How To Apply

Applications should be submitted via our online application system:

  1. Click/tap the apply link
  2. Create an account or log in to your existing account
  3. Complete your application

Once your application account is successfully created, enter all the information required in the application form carefully and make sure the information you provide is correct, complete and up to date. Upload the required documents to the corresponding fields.

You may log-in to view your application form at any time.

For further details of how to successfully apply to study at XJTLU, please visit the how to apply page.

Last updated Jun 2020

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Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is an international joint venture university founded by Xi’an Jiaotong University in China and the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom in 2006. ... Read More

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