Master of Engineering Technology (Mechatronic Systems Engineering)

Advance your career as a professional mechatronic systems engineer with the required analytical, technical and leadership skills.
2 years
(240 credit points = 2.0 EFTSL)
Entry requirements
Entry requirements apply to this course

The program provides a balance in knowledge and skills between the three key areas of mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering, with a strong focus on project-based and multidisciplinary learning. 

Project-based subjects will provide you with opportunities to exercise your multidisciplinary knowledge to learn and understand mechatronics as a discipline. You will also undertake independent research in your final year.

As a graduate, you may seek managerial roles with private consultants, contracting companies, or federal, state and local government organisations. Significant opportunities for employment exist in Australia, as well as in South-East Asia and throughout the rest of the world.

  • Automation engineer
  • Control systems engineer
  • Robotics and process automation engineer
  • Plant design and management engineer
  • Data comms and networks engineer
  • Sales engineer
  • Self-diagnostic machinery design engineer
  • Mechanical design engineer
  • Process and packaging design engineer
  • Scientific equipment designer
  • Infrastructure engineer
  • Automotive systems engineer
  • Avionics testing engineer
  • Mechatronic projects engineer

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.

Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

Year 1

Semester 1

ENGIN5205, 15 credit points
Electives E1, M1 (1)

Electives E2, M2 (1)

Electives G1 (1)

Semester 2

ENGIN5001, 15 credit points
ENGIN5208, 15 credit points
Electives E3, M3 (1)

Electives G2 (1)

Year 2

Semester 1

ENGIN5002, 30 credit points
ENGIN5401, 15 credit points

Semester 2

ENGIN5003, 30 credit points
ENGIN5403, 15 credit points
ENGIN5405, 15 credit points
16 - 20 hours per week

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

Candidates must possess at least and AQF 7 non-honours  Bachelor of Engineering Science, Bachelor of Engineering Technology or Bachelor of Engineering degree to be eligible to enrol in the Master of Engineering Technology (Mechatronic System Engineering). Places will be allocated based on academic performance in the applicant’s undergraduate program. 

Extra Requirements

Applicants must provide evidence of successful completion of relevant higher education studies. 

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: EY9

CRICOS code: 0100638 (Churchill)

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$8,021 estimated annual tuition fee - commencing 2022

Annual tuition fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.

The estimated annual fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.

Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.

Graduates have to opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills by enrolling in a PhD programme upon succesfull completion.

Designed to meet the requirements of provisional accreditation by Engineers Australia.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences

Course coordinator

Tanveer Choudhury