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Master of Engineering Technology (Mechatronics and Industrial Automation)




What will I learn?

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.

Career opportunities

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


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

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,600.00 (16,41,708) per year

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

Start date

17 July 2023


Gippsland Campus (Churchill)

Northways Road,



3842, GIPPSLAND, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant should also have specified minimum grades (or marks) in relevant subjects. A period of work experience, following graduation, may also be required for some professional courses.

For international students

Successful completion of a recognised 3 or 4 year engineering bachelor degree with credit average, awarded by an Australian university, or a recognised overseas equivalent.

Academic IELTS with an overall band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent; TOEFL iBT: 60-78 with minimums (Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18, Writing 21); Pearson (PTE): Overall 50 (no band less than 50); Cambridge-CAE: Overall 169 (no band less than 169).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Federation University Australia

Federation University is a premier regional university that has been educating future leaders, innovators and thinkers for over 150 years.

  • Among Australia’s oldest and most reputed institutions
  • No. 1 in Victoria for teaching and graduate employment
  • Over 150 courses and world-class research set up on offer
  • Excellent campus facilities and services for students