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.
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.
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
Generally, Mechatronic Engineers ﬁnd 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 ﬁelds:
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 ﬁeld 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.
- 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
- 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
- Numerical Analysis
- Microprocessor Systems
- Electrical Power & Machines
- Engineers In Society
- Control Systems
- Stress Analysis & Design
- Manufacturing Processes
- Instrumentation & Measurements (Lab)
- Cooperative Placement 4
Elective Subject (Select any four):
- Final Year Project A
- Embedded System Design
- Mechatronic Systems Design
- Engineering Management & Economics
- Final Year Project A
- Final Year Project B
- Digital Control Systems
- Intelligent Systems
- Digital Signal Processing
- Fluid Power & Drives
- Robotic Systems
- Power Electronics
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
–   For Malaysian students:
- Ethnic Relations
- Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
–   For Foreign students:
- Malaysian Studies
- Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3
U2   –   University Life
U3   –   Malaysian Experiential Tourism/ Malaysian Ethnic Food
U4   –   Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1 to 3
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