Graduate Certificate of Engineering Technology (Mechatronic Engineering)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- 4 units
- 0.5 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Enhance your specialisation
USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Engineering Technology (Mechatronic Engineering) is ideal for engineers or scientists who have a three-year degree in science, engineering or technology and want to extend their knowledge of mechatronic engineering.
Through this four unit degree, you have the option to select from a range of courses (subjects) which combine the disciplines of mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering. Courses include production engineering, computational mechanics in design and electronic measurement.
The Graduate Certificate of Engineering Technology is not accredited by any professional bodies other than the University of Southern Queensland.
Mechatronic engineering at USQ provides you with the knowledge and skills to apply to any industry where computers control machines and processes, including mining, manufacturing, farming, medicine, food processing and energy systems. Your experience could see you creating diverse products such as substitutes for human sensors and organs or specialised robots for farming.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (4 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 4676|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 11920|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- An Australian university three-year Bachelor degree in engineering, science or technology, or equivalent
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.
- Semester 1, 2019 - applications close Monday 18 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 25 February 2019.