Bachelor of Technology in Mechatronics Technology

Bachelor of Technology in Mechatronics Technology

Entry Qualifications i. NVQ level 5 in the relevant technology area (Mechatronics, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Production, Automobile, Bio-Medical)

ii. HNDE, NDT, NDES, NDET or equivalent qualification in the relevant technology area specified below and acceptable to the Academic Council of the University of Vocational Technology

iii. Any other qualification which the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission has accepted to be equivalent to NVQ level 5 or 6

Exemptions may be granted in relevant modules after a proper evaluation for those who have NVQ level 6 or equivalent qualifications. Preference will be given to those applicants having post diploma industrial experience of at least one year.

Duration 3 years
Modules Year 1

  • Engineering Mathematics I
  • Engineering Physics
  • Theory of Electricity
  • Communication Skills I
  • Workshop Technology
  • Principles of Electronics
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Software Applications
  • Engineering Mathematics II
  • Thermodynamics
  • Strengths of Materials
  • Electrical Technology
  • Computer Programming C++
  • Communication Skills II
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Electronics
Year 2

  • Engineering Mathematics III
  • Machine Design
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Introduction to Robotics & Vision Systems
  • Introduction to communication systems
  • Sensors and Actuators
  • Electrical Machines and Drives
  • Research Methods
  • Presentation of Engineering Information
  • Industrial Economics & Management
  • PLC Programming
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Energy Management
  • Mechanical and Electrical Measurements
  • Power Electronics
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Meditation & Stress Management
Year 3

  • Work Based/Industrial Training
  • CAD/CAM Solid modeling of components
  • Final Year Project *
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Quality Management
  • Microprocessor based systems
  • Industrial Communication Systems
  • Design Automated Systems
  • Digital Control Systems
  • Photography
  • Occupational Health and Safety