Our robotics and mechatronics courses offer you the ability to integrate three areas of study: mechanical engineering, electronics and software.

Learn robotics and join the revolution in technological advancements, like automated assembly plants and driverless vehicles. You’ll gain the skills to design and develop systems in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing and medicine.

The future of our economic success will be fuelled by mechanics and robotics. Our courses will teach you how to become an integral part of that future. 

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Study Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering at Swinburne

Student experience

Explore mechanical, electrical and software engineering with a robotics and mechatronics degree at Swinburne. Check out some of the projects you could be working on from the first year of your degree.

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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  • "I had a lot of options. I chose Swinburne because of the practical nature of this course and the work placement program. The placement I completed at Peters Ice Cream provided a really practical understanding of the things I had learned at uni and how they tie in with the real world."

    Parshva , Studying robotics and mechatronics, and computer science

  • Student Matt in the robotics lab at the Hawthorn campus

    STUDENT EXPERIENCE

    Engineering a world of opportunities

    Robotics and mechatronics, and computer science student Matt shares his Swinburne experiences of building LEGO robots, learning to ski and changing lives in India. “I tried so many things in my first year and I haven’t regretted anything. There’s so many events on all the time at Swinburne, and it’s just so easy to meet new people,” Matt says.

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