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Bachelor of (Hons) Mechatronic Engineering

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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)82045/Course
CampusUCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
FacultyFaculty of Engineering, Technology & Built Environment
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades
Course Description

Mechatronic Engineering is a field that integrates various components in different engineering disciplines – such as electronics, computer and mechanical engineering, among others – to meet the increasing demands of complex and sophisticated industries.

In mechatronics, students are equipped with the essential skills in industrial technology and learn a combination of mechanical, electronic and computer science techniques to design, fabricate, assemble and maintain automation and modern manufacturing systems.

The programme encompasses three major engineering fields, with a well-balanced focus on Electrical and Electronics, Mechanical and Robotics and Automation Engineering. Students are furnished with the fundamental skills in analyzing and designing complex systems to serve the needs of the industry and to meet challenges posed by emerging technologies. The mechatronic laboratories are well-equipped with the latest equipment and software packages to enhance the students’ learning experience and expose them to the latest technology in the market. The course aims to provide the industry with a new generation of engineers armed with interdisciplinary skills essential in managing modern engineering tasks such as designing, maintaining, calibrating, selecting, and procuring advanced integrated systems.

To increase their employability, students are also required to undergo industrial training under UCSI University’s Co-operative Placement Training Scheme at the end of their 2nd and 3rd academic years. This allows students to learn and familiarise themselves with a real-life working environment. Apart from that, students also undertake a research and development project in their final year of study.

Programme Details

The duration of the programme is 4 years.

In each year there are two long-semesters consisting of 14 weeks of instruction with 2 weeks of examinations, and one short-semester consisting of 7 weeks of instruction with 1 week of examinations. The long-semesters start in January and May, while the short-semester starts in September.

In the months of November & December students undergo industrial training under the Co-Operative Placement Scheme to learn and to familiarize themselves with real life working environment. In addition, students also undertake a research and development project in their final year.

The number of contact hours per course per week depends on the credit and teaching methodology of each course. Each credit is approximately equivalent to 1 hour of class, or 2 hours of labs per week.

Professional Recognition

Board of Engineers Malaysia


The teaching and learning strategies and assessment are designed depending on and according to the nature of course or topic being taught or investigated. The school of Engineering implements different methods and styles of teaching and learning and assessment to ensure the successful achievement of the learning outcomes of its programmes, that includes

  • Ordinary classroom lectures
  • Group tutorials
  • Laboratory works
  • Seminars and eforums
  • Directed and self learning
  • Invited guest lectures
  • Industrial visits
Year 1
  • Calculus & Analytical Geometry II
  • Circuit Theory I
  • Digital Electronics I
  • Technical Communication
  • Mathematical Methods For Engineers I
  • Engineering Graphics & Design
  • Engineering Statics
  • Analogue Electronics I
Year 2
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Advanced Circuit Theory & Transmission Lines
  • Computing For Engineers
  • Mathematical Methods For Engineers II
  • Material Science
  • Digital Electronics II
  • Electronic Manufacturing Industry
  • Engineering Software & Applications
  • Cooperative Placement 2
Year 3
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Microprocessor Systems
  • Electrical Power & Machines
  • Thermodynamics
  • Engineers In Society
  • Control Systems
  • Stress Analysis & Design
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Instrumentation & Measurements (Lab)
  • Cooperative Placement 4
Year 4
  • Final Year Project A
  • Embedded System Design
  • Mechatronic Systems Design
  • Engineering Management & Economics
  • Final Year Project A
  • Final Year Project B
Elective Subject (Select any four):
  • Digital Control Systems
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Fluid Power & Drives
  • Robotic Systems
  • Power Electronics
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1   –   For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

        –   For Foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3
U2   –   University Life

U3   –   Malaysian Experiential Tourism/ Malaysian Ethnic Food

U4   –   Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1 to 3

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Entry Requirements

For Engineering degree: STPM Minimum 2C including Mathematics and Physics ‘A’ Levels Minimum 2D including Mathematics and Physics UEC Minimum 5 credits, including Mathematics and Physics CPU CPU – Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects, incl. of a minimum score of 60% in Mathematics and Physics Local Matriculation Minimum CGPA 2.0 Foundation from other University/ College Minimum CGPA 2.0 WAEC/NECO Maximum aggregate of 15 points out of best 5 subjects, inclusive of minimum B’s in Mathematics and Physics Diploma/ Advance Diploma/ Degree/ equivalent Pass (Subject to School discretion after reviewing transcript & syllabus. Max credit transfer of 30%) Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by MQA Minimum overall average of 65%, inclusive of minimum 65% in Mathematics and Physics International Baccalaureate Minimum 26/42 points from 6 subjects (Minimum scores of 4/7 in Mathematics & Physics) SAM SAM – Minimum average of 65% in 5 subjects, incl of minimum scores of 65% in Mathematics and Physics *Chemistry is required for Chemical Engineering; Physics is required for all other programmes. For Engineering Diploma, Interior Architecture and Architecture programmes, please refer to for more details.

Intake Months

April, September, December

Career Prospects

Generally, Mechatronic Engineers ?nd their place in industries where there is a potential for improvement through the integration of computer, electrical hardware and mechanical systems. As they possess the fundamental skills in Electrical, Mechanical and Robotic Engineering, graduates have the opportunity to be leaders in the following industrial ?elds: Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Biomedical, Robotics and Automation, to name a few.

Mechatronic Engineering has spawned a lot of research work and has become a popular ?eld of study. Some of the active research topics in this area are: Actuators and Sensors, Control of Mechatronic Systems, Machine Intelligence, Embedded Computing and Software Engineering.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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