EUE

Mechatronics and Intelligent Machines (BENG)

September. 2019

Start Date

1 FY + 3 UY

Course Duration

English

Language

Basic Information

Start Date

September. 2019

Course Duration

1 foundation year (if required) + 3 undergrad years + 1 placement year (optional)

English Language Requirements

Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

Program Description

New technologies are completely transforming the world we live in. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of the many changes that we are going to see in the coming years on how machines operate. You will gain a deep understanding of intelligent machines and be able to develop Mechatronics systems which include, Electromechanical Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, robotics, precision technologies, systems engineering and engineering management. You will work alongside our research active staff with the possibility of continuing on to PhD research. Students will have the opportunity to work closely in industrial, research, and EU projects.

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is located within one of the most intense engineering and manufacturing areas in the UK. The advanced manufacturing sector in Lancashire employs around 73,300 people, accounting for 12% of total employment.

The School of Engineering has links with major employers in aerospace, automotive and civil engineering including BAE SYSTEMS and JLR, as well as sector support and supply chain organisations, such as the NW Aerospace Alliance and the Northern Automotive Alliance.

Courses

FOUNDATION YEAR (IF REQUIRED)

  • 1 Study Skills
  • Basic Mathematics
  • ICT
  • Practical Skills
  • Design Studies
  • Analytical Studies

YEAR 1

COMPULSORY MODULES

  • EL3995/MP3995 – Project (Core)
  • ER3200echatronics

OPTIONAL MODULES*

Three of the following modules:

  • EL3300 – Machine Intelligence
  • EL3007 – Robotics and Autonomous Systems
  • ER3201 – Electromechanical Systems
  • ER3202 – Programmable Logic Controllers
  • EL3250 – Microcontroller Systems
  • EL3243 – Embedded Real Time Systems
  • MP3604 – Advanced Computer Aided Design
  • MP3672 – Engineering Simulation
  • MP3680 – Fundamental of Engineering Simulation

YEAR 2

OPTIONAL MODULES (CONTINUED)*
One of the following modules:

  • EL3996 – Engineering Professionalism
  • MP3732 – Operation Management B
  • MP3704 – Maintenance Management
  • MP3703 – Project Management

* Only one module could be chosen from: MP3604, MP3672, MP3680

* Please note that running of optional modules is conditional on minimum student numbers and staff availability.

YEAR 3

Option to choose one of these:

  • EI3999 – Industrial Placement (120 credits)
  • EI3998 – Work Placement (60 credits)