M.Sc. Mechatronics

Kaunas University of Technology | Kaunas, Lithuania
Modern technological equipment, various machines, robots, measuring and control equipment and even household appliances are becoming complex technical systems, which are developed based on the principles of mechatronics, i.e. by using the latest science achievements and opportunities of mechanics, electronics and informatics. Graduates of this program can create systems of the future.

Description of Mechatronics

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Modern technological equipment, various machines, robots, measuring and control equipment and even household appliances are becoming complex technical systems, which are developed based on the principles of mechatronics, i.e. by using the latest science achievements and opportunities of mechanics, electronics and informatics. Graduates of this program can create systems of the future.

What will I learn?

Key professors

Corporations „Seagate Technology LLC“ (Minneapol, USA) Sr. Staff Development Engineer Dr. Antanas Daugela

  • Lecture topics: „Modern nanometrology instrumentation: theory and applications of nanostructures characterization“

Lithuanian Energy Institute researcher / UAB „Pramtech“ consultant Liudas Pranevicius

  • Lecture topics: „Industrial robots“

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline autumn sem:Jun 30th,non-EU:Jun 1st;Spring sem:Nov 30th,non-EU:Nov 1st
Tuition fee
  • EUR 4000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 3219 Year (EEA)

All citizens of the EU candidate countries (Iceland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia,Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey) have specialdiscounts.;

Citizens of Belarus, Georgia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, China, Azerbaijan and Brazil may apply for special scholarships. More information on ktu.edu

Start date September  2015
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
One semester equals to 30 KTU credits (30 ECTS credits).
One academic year equals to 60 KTU credits (60 ECTS credits).
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
  • Lithuanian
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Knowledge and Understanding

  • A1-will know the tendencies and perspectives of state of mechatronic systems;
  • A2-will be able to simulate exploitation properties, functionality and reliability of mechatronic systems;
  • A3-will know principles and methods of optimisation of mechatronic systems elements and processes.
  • A4-will know the newest materials, ways of workability and reliability assurance in mechatronic systems;

Engineering Analysis

  • B1-will be able to estimate critically the spectrum of nowadays problems and new view–point in mechatronic systems;
  • B2-will be able to estimate influence of different concepts on the development of mechatronic system;
  • B3-will be able to use legal and normative documentation;

Engineering Design

  • C1-will be able to apply methods of optimisation for establishment of constructional and exploitation properties of mechatronic system elements;
  • C2-will be able to evaluate social events, their changes;
  • C3-will be able to use their engineering judgement to work with complexity, technical uncertainty and incomplete information.

Investigations

  • D1-will be able to run research and apply methods of models adequacy evaluation in mechatronic systems
  • D2-will be able to recognize, classify and analyse urgent tasks of mechatronics, to collect and systemize necessary information.
  • D3-will be able to organize and optimize research and teamwork.

Engineering Practice

  • E1-will be able to apply systematic view-point for solving of existing and perspective mechatronics engineering problems;
  • E2-a comprehensive understanding of applicable techniques and methods, and of their limitations;
  • E3-a knowledge of the non-technical implications of engineering practice.

Transferable Skills

  • F1-will be able to choose and use modern calculation methods to apply basis and compound special programmes for research of dynamics of mechatronic system;
  • F2-will be able to iniciate activities and to lead teams and groups;
  • F3-will be able to treat research material, to present it in the conferences;

Requirements for Mechatronics

Admission requirements:

Minimum access requirements: Bachelor degree or its equivalent; Minimum access qualification degree: Bachelor of Mechatronics;

Specific admission requirements:

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning (formal, non-formal and informal):

Study subjects or parts thereof, corresponding to formal and subject requirements of selected study programme, may be included to individuals who graduated, studied or are presently studying at institutions of higher education in Lithuania or other countries, accredited in accordance with Lithuanian higher education curriculum, and who want to continue their studies at the University at the same or inferior cycle or studies of other studies programmes.

Work Experience for Mechatronics

No work experience is required.

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