Our cookies

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience with personalized content, relevant ads and enhanced functionalities. By allowing all you agree to the use of cookies as per the cookie policy and remember you can manage your preferences anytime.

What will I learn?

The integration of technologies in engineering applications is upon us, and it is here to stay. This makes it almost mandatory for everyone in the engineering world to keep abreast with relevant technology. Be ready for this change with our 52872WA – Advanced Diploma of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering.

Program Details

This program aims to impart the necessary remote engineering, mechatronics, and robotics skills, and all the theory covered is tied to a practical outcome. Four threads run through the program to give you maximum, functional coverage in the field. These threads comprise electrical/electronic systems, mechanical systems, computers, and control systems.

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to contribute to the capacity of robotics and mechatronics engineering and related industries to maintain their competitiveness in a global marketplace through the application of the latest technologies, value adding to existing products, process and services and the development of new, sustainable and innovative solutions.

Program Structure

The program is composed of 10 modules and 7 units of competency that cover a range of aspects to provide you with maximum practical coverage in the field of remote engineering, mechatronics, and robotics.

Time Commitment & Duration

You are expected to spend approximately 10-15 hours per week learning the program material and completing assessments. This includes attending weekly webinars that run for about 90 minutes to facilitate class discussion and allow you to ask questions. This program is run online on a part-time basis and has been designed to fit around full-time work. It will take 18 months to complete.

We understand that sometimes work commitments and personal circumstances can get in the way of your studies, so if at any point you feel that you are struggling with the pace of the course or finding a particular module challenging, you are encouraged to contact your designated learning support officer for assistance.

Potential Job Outcomes

Graduates of this program may find roles as:

Robotics technician
Automation technician
Mechatronics technician
Manufacturing automation technician
Control system design/troubleshooting technician
Process control technician
Electronics design technician
Instrumentation technician

Which department am I in?

School of Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control

Study options

Online/Distance (18 months)

Tuition fees
A$7,539.33 (4,06,214) per year
Total Course Fees AUD $11,309; Tuition fee varies by Country. The given fee is a guide for online students from Australia.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 August 2022

Entry requirements

For international students

Student applications are considered on a case-by-case basis, and the following minimum entry requirements are to be strictly adhered to:

Applicants must have at least an Australian Year 12 or Cert III trade qualification (or equivalent) in a related field;


They must have at least 2 years’ work experience in a related field


At least 4 years’ work experience in a related field – subject to acceptance of an application for Credit to Entry


Satisfactory English language proficiency at an English pass level in an Australian Senior Certificate of Education (or equivalent);


A specified level of achievement in a recognized English language test such as IELTS (or equivalent) at a score of at least 5.5 (with no individual band score less than 5.0) (or equivalent);


Satisfactory completion of another course offered by EIT, or by another tertiary institution, in English.


About Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT)

EIT equips international students with highly employable skills valued by global employers.

  • Among the world’s few schools to specialise in engineering
  • Welcomes international students from over 140 countries
  • Offers programs developed by international industry experts
  • Provides more personalised attention with small class sizes