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Weather mechatronics is best course

Mechatronics is good or not
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Akansha Sirohi
Answer written 11 months, 1 week ago
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Hi,

Mechatronics is a field of engineering that includes study with a combination of various engineering disciplines such as mechanical, electrical, telecommunication, control and computer engineering.

The aim of mechatronics is a design process that unifies all the above disciplines of engineering.

Mechatronics industry employs both engineers to design and develop equipment and technicians to maintain it.

Career Options in Mechatronics

  • The profession of mechatronics includes technicians and engineers. They design and maintain automated equipment.
  • Technicians and engineers work in laboratories, offices or on-site manufacturing plants.
  • The goal is to produce safe and efficient automated equipment.
  • Technicians primarily maintain machinery, while engineers are more concerned with design and development of components and products.

Education Information for Mechatronics

Associate degree in mechatronics/Associate of Applied Science in Mechatronics

  • An associate degree in mechatronics is a 2-year degree programme, it prepares students for entry-level programmes.
  • The programmes primarily focus on practical application.

Bachelor degree in mechatronics/Bachelor of Science in Mechatronics

  • A bachelore's degree programme in mechatronics is a 4-year course.
  • Students are usually required to complete mechatronic engineering design project to graduate from this programme.

Master's degree in mechatronics/Master of Science in Mechatronics

  • A master's degree in mechatronics offers students an opportunity to work in management and research programmes.
  • This course focuses on research and methodology in mechatronics along with practical training in the field.

Scope for Mechatronics Engineering in India

  • Though there is no specific data to track employment for mechatronics professionals, in the recent years there has been increasing demand for mechatronics professionals.
  • About 5% growth in terms of employment in comparison to electrical engineers.
  • The median salary can be around $82,100.

Top Colleges for Mechatronics Engineering in India

  • SRM University - Department of Mechatronics Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Anna University
  • Amity School of Engineering and Technology
  • Lovely Professional University
  • Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal

Top Colleges Abroad offering Mechatronics Engineering

  • University of Liverpool, UK
  • University of Hartford, USA
  • University of the West of Scotland, UK
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics And Technology, USA
  • University of Sheffield, UK
  • Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
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