Undergraduate

Bachelor of Automation and Robotics direct pathway to Master of Professional Engineering

By entering the Master of Professional Engineering pathway via our Bachelor of Automation and Robotics, you’ll build a foundation in automation and robotics, then become an accredited engineer specialising in either software engineering, mechanical engineering or electrical and electronic engineering.

88
Minimum ATAR
5
Years Full-Time

The learning experience

Careers and further study

Bachelor of Automation and Robotics/Master of Professional Engineering

Career opportunities

  • Robotics engineer
  • Automation consultant
  • Systems designer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Electrical engineer
Bachelor of Automation and Robotics/Master of Professional Engineering

Entry requirements

Admission requirements

To be considered for this course you need to: 

  • achieve a minimum ATAR of 88
  • demonstrate English language competence
  • completed prerequisites: Mathematics Methods ATAR and two of: Mathematics Specialist ATAR, Chemistry ATAR and Physics ATAR or equivalent.*

View our admission requirements for specific information, depending on your education history.

*All four subjects are recommended. Students who do not have all four subjects will need to complete a bridging unit in their first year.

Direct Pathway information

If you have a professional career in mind, take advantage of one of our Direct Pathways. A Direct Pathway gives you an assured place in one of our postgraduate professional courses (such as Law, Engineering or Medicine) from the start of your studies with us. The pathways combine a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, providing you with a clearer direction to your career of choice.

Admission entry to UWA 

We offer a number of other pathways for you to gain entry into our undergraduate degrees if you do not meet the standard admission requirements. Learn more about our admission entry pathways.

About the Bachelor of Automation and Robotics direct pathway to Master of Professional Engineering

By entering the Master of Professional Engineering pathway via our Bachelor of Automation and Robotics, you’ll build a foundation in automation and robotics, then become an accredited engineer specialising in either software engineering, mechanical engineering or electrical and electronic engineering.

Bachelor of Automation and Robotics - direct pathway to Master of Professional Engineering

Why study Automation and Robotics 

  • Robotics, automation, artificial intelligence and Industry 4.0 are high-growth areas, with strong demand for skills and knowledge in this field
  • Robotics is increasingly instrumental in engineering projects with remote operating systems, and robotics engineer is in LinkedIn’s top 10 emerging careers
  • This course brings together relevant aspects of mechanical, electrical and software engineering, with a strong focus on robotics and automation
Bachelor of Automation and Robotics - direct pathway to Master of Professional Engineering
Bachelor of Automation and Robotics

Quick details

Degree specific majors
  • 1
Minimum ATAR
  • 88
Intake
  • February and July
Full time completion
  • 5 Years
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About the scholarship

The University of Western Australia provides this scholarship to encourage high-achieving students to undertake a major in Engineering Science, and subsequently the Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) at the University by accepting the offer of an Engineering Direct Pathway into the MPE.

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Bachelor of Automation and Robotics

You'll learn to

  • work in advanced manufacturing, mechatronics, digital systems, microprocessors and embedded systems, factory automation, manufacturing and automotive industries
  • design, develop and operate smart machines
  • design digital and embedded systems
  • develop code for automation and robotics applications
  • integrate software, electronic hardware and mechanical systems to perform specified functions
Bachelor of Automation and Robotics

 

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"Robots, AI, Automation and Driverless Vehicles – these are not just elements from a science fiction movie, these are real components of modern work environments. Our new Bachelor degree in Automation and Robotics gives you a solid foundation in all Engineering areas with additional advanced units in Automation, Robotics and Software."

Professor Thomas Braunl - Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

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Admission entry pathways

UWA offers a number of admission entry pathways for domestic and international students to be able to study with us. If your results do not qualify you for standard entry into the University, check our Admission entry pathways for one that suits you.

 

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