General information - Mechatronics

General information - Mechatronics

Name of studies: Mechatronics

Proponent and implementer of studies: Bjelovar University of Applied Sciences

Type of studies: Professional programme of study

Level of studies: Undergraduate professional programme of study

Duration of studies: 3 years (VI semesters)

Overall number of ECTS credits: 180

Professional title acquired upon the completion of studies:  Bachelor (baccalaureus / baccalaurea) of Mechatronics

Competences:  The Professional Programme of Study in Mechatronics trains students for independent work in a variety of professions that require the knowledge of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and information technologies. Having completed this professional programme of study, students will acquire knowledge, skills and competences that will provide them with the possibility to find employment in a broad segment of the labour market.


General learning outcomes:

  • apply mathematical and physical principles to engineering problems
  • use a foreign language in professional literature, as well as in everyday and professional communication  
  • apply the principles of business communication in profession-related contexts: identify clients' needs, present information, ideas, problems and solutions to experts and non-experts 
  • acquire new knowledge, skills, competences and responsibilities 
  • adapt to work in project teams 
  • identify, model and solve engineering problems 
  • adjust engineering activities to the needs of product and service users 
  • be flexible and adaptable in working out technical solutions, observing the basic ethical principles, legal norms and professional rules
  • use the techniques, skills and contemporary tools necessary in engineering practice
  • critically assess facts, concepts, procedures, principles and theories in the field of mechatronics


Specific (professional) learning outcomes :

  • identify and propose adequate types of material and machining procedures in constructing mechatronic systems
  • dimension and select standardised elements of precision mechanics, machine elements and assemblies in the process of constructing various mechanisms 
  • construct machine elements, assemblies and mechanisms observing the laws of strength and deformation, kinematics and dynamics
  • manage devices, assemblies, mechanisms and machines in the process of transport of solid materials and in the process of distribution of gas and liquid media
  • be familiar with the working principles of electronic and electromechanic converters 
  • analyse the behaviour of mechatronic systems by modelling and simulation
  • design electronic devices with microcomputers and produce programming solutions for microcomputers
  • create 2D technical documentation and construct a 3D model of mechatronic systems
  • calculate regulator parameters for the regulation of various technical processes
  • design and apply hydraulic and pneumatic systems in mechatronics
  • programme programmable logic controllers using current platforms and programming languages 
  • select and connect sensors, actuators, microcomputers, programmable logic controllers and the related equipment for the production process automatisation
  • be familiar with the principles of quality assurance in mechatronics
  • programme CNC machines, CAD/CAM systems and manage flexible machining systems  
  • programme, analyse, simulate and demonstrate how robots work, and plan robotic manipulator trajectories
  • maintain mechatronic systems 
  • integrate a computer with software in the process of data collection, measurement and display
  • be familiar with the principles related to renewable energy sources
  • identify and solve problems in the production process related to mechatronic elements, assemblies or devices
  • plan, monitor and control the production of elements of mechatronic systems