Faculty of Engineering

Mechatronic/Science (Medical Science Stream) (2020)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2020.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Mechatronic/Science (Medical Science Stream) (2020)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2020, 2019, 2018

2. Requirements

Summary

In summary, the requirements are:

Students must complete 240 credit points as follows:

Engineering (144 credit points):

► 36 credit points of Engineering core units (12cp of MATH1* can count towards Science requirements)

► The Professional Engagement Program comprising ENGP1000 (0cp), ENGP2000 (0cp) and ENGP3000 (0cp)

► 108 credit points of Mechatronic Stream core units

► Up to 12 credit points of Mechatronic Specialist elective units

Science (Medical Science Stream) (96 credit points):

► 24 credit points of Science degree core units (12cp of MATH1* can count towards Engineering requirements)

► 48 credit points of Medical Science core

► 12 credit points of OLE units

► 12 credit points of Science electives

The handbook rules governing this degree are as follows:

To qualify for the award of the combined degree:

(a) For all Bachelor of Engineering combined degrees a candidate must complete 240 credit points and satisfy any additional requirements specified.

(b) Where the requirements specified in the following clauses account for less than the total required credit, candidates must complete additional units of study from the tables relevant to the Bachelor of Engineering as may be necessary to satisfy the requirements of the degree.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours

(a) The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours component of the combined degree are set out in the tables of units of study for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours single degree;

(b) Except where varied by other clauses of these resolutions, all candidates must complete a minimum of 144 credit points comprising:

(i) 36 credit points from the Engineering Core Table, including all required units;

(ii) 108 credit points from the Engineering Stream Core Table pertaining to the specialist stream being undertaken, including all required units;

(c) The Faculty Board may approve, based on appropriate academic justification, a list of approved unit alternatives. These alternatives specify, for particular Engineering stream / combined degree combinations, units within the normal requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours component of the combined degree that can be replaced by specified alternative units that would form part of the normal program for single degree students in that stream.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science

For the Bachelor of Science component of a combined degree:

(a) The units of study that may be taken are set out in Table A of the Faculty of Science, and Table S and Table O of the Shared Pool for Undergraduate Degrees.

(b) Candidates must complete 96 credit points in the Bachelor of Science including:

(i) any required degree core units as set out in Table A of the Faculty of Science; and

(ii) a major (48 credit points) or a 3-year program with an embedded major from Table A of the Faculty of Science; and

(iii) 12 credit points of units of study in the Open Learning Environment as listed in Table O; and

(iv) where appropriate, additional electives from Table A of the Faculty of Science or Table S;

(v) If enrolled in a stream, complete the requirements for the stream as specified in Table A of the Faculty of Science.

Advanced units in Maths and Science

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty on the list of core requirements can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit; subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Study Abroad

Students undertaking Study Abroad in a particular year of their degree must enrol in the appropriate International Exchange Program units of study as an alternative to a semester`s standard units.

Permission from the relevant Head of School must be sought prior to enrolling in exchange units of study.

Faculty Resolutions

Details of relevant Faculty resolutions are available via the university handbook site at: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from ENGG1801: Engineering Computing
6 Select from MTRX1701: Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
3 Select from MATH1021: Calculus of One Variable
6 Select from MEDS1001: Human Biology
0 Select from ENGP1000: Professional Engagement Program 1


Note: All students must enrol in ENGP1000 in their first semester of enrolment.

Note: MATH1021 and MATH1002 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1921 and MATH1902.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from MTRX1702: Mechatronics 1
6 Select from BIOL1007: From Molecules to Ecosystems
3 Select from MATH1005: Statistics
3 Select from MATH1023: Multivariable Calculus and Modelling
6 Select from AMME1802: Engineering Mechanics

Note: MATH1023 and MATH1005 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1923 and MATH1905.

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 6cp OLEs
6 Select from CHEM1111: Chemistry 1A
6 Select from ELEC1103: Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
6 Select from ENGG1111: Integrated Engineering 1

Note: Students in the Space major do not undertake Integrated Engineering units and should substitute a unit from their major.

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from MTRX1705: Introduction to Mechatronic Design
6 Select from ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
6 Select from MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
6 Select from AMME1362: Materials 1
0 Select from ENGP2000: Professional Engagement Program 2


Note: Enrolment in ENGP2000 is reliant on successful completion of ENGP1000. As such, the placement of ENGP2000 in this structure is example only, and actual enrolment in ENGP2000 is dependent on the time taken to complete ENGP1000.

Note: Students in the Space major do not undertake Integrated Engineering units and should substitute a unit from their major.

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
6 Select from MTRX2700: Mechatronics 2
6 Select from MEDS2002: Key Concepts in Pharmacology
6 Select from MEDS2001: Key Concepts in Physiology

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
6 Select from MEDS2005: Human Anatomy and Histology
6 Select from MEDS2004: Microbes, Infection and Immunity
6 Select from MEDS2003: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
2 Select from ENGG2111: Integrated Engineering 2

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from ELEC3204: Power Electronics and Applications
6 Select from AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control
6 Select from MECH3660: Manufacturing Engineering
6 Select from MEDS3001: Medical Sciences
2 Select from ENGG3111: Integrated Engineering 3

Note: Students in the Space major do not undertake Integrated Engineering units and should substitute a unit from their major.

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 3000-level Medical Science selective
6 Select from MECH3460: Mechanical Design 2
6 Select from MTRX3700: Mechatronics 3
6 Select from MTRX3760: Mechatronic Systems Design

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
2 Select from ENGG4111: Integrated Engineering 4
0 Select from ENGP3000: Professional Engagement Program 3


Note: Enrolment in ENGP3000 is reliant on successful completion of ENGP2000. As such, the placement of ENGP3000 in this structure is example only, and actual enrolment in ENGP3000 is dependent on the time taken to complete ENGP2000.
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechatronic Specialist Electives
Science Units


Note: As there are 12cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 12cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective units.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 6cp OLEs
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 3000-level Medical Science selective
6 Select from AMME4111: Thesis A

Note: Students in the Space major do not undertake Integrated Engineering units and should substitute a unit from their major.

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechatronic Specialist Electives
Science Units


Note: As there are 12cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 12cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective units.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 3000-level Medical Science selective
6 Select from AMME4112: Thesis B

4. Pathways

Major in Space Engineering

Type CP CP From
6 Select from MTRX1701: Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering
18 Select from AERO2705: Space Engineering 1
AERO3760: Space Engineering 2
AERO4701: Space Engineering 3
12 Select from AMME4111: Thesis A
AMME4112: Thesis B
12 Select from Unit Block Space Specialist Electives

Note: Students undertaking this major are not required to do Integrated Engineering units (ENGG1111, ENGG2111, ENGG3111, ENGG4111), and are exempt from AMME1362 and MECH3460

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Engineering Core (Min CP: 36,Max CP: 36)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4010 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4111 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4112 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4811 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4812 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4022 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4023 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4712 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4713 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4714 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG1111 Integrated Engineering 1 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG2111 Integrated Engineering 2 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int February
ENGG3111 Integrated Engineering 3 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG4111 Integrated Engineering 4 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1000 Professional Engagement Program 1 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2000 Professional Engagement Program 2 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3000 Professional Engagement Program 3 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1005 Statistics 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1905 Statistics (Advanced) 3 Semester 2
MATH1921 Calculus of One Variable (Adv) 3 Semester 1
MATH1923 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (Adv) 3 Semester 2

Note: Complete a minimum of 36cp including:

- ENGP1000 (0cp), ENGP2000 (0cp) and ENGP3000 (0cp)

- Exactly 12cp of Integrated Engineering units comprising ENGG1111 (6cp), ENGG2111 (2cp), ENGG3111 (2cp) and ENGG4111 (2cp)

- Exactly 12cp of MATH1xxx units: MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable (3cp) AND MATH1002 Linear Algebra (3cp) AND MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (3cp) AND MATH1005 Statistics (3cp)

- A minimum of 12cp of (see note 1) from either AMME4111-4112 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR CHNG4811-CHNG4812 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR CIVL4022-4023 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR ELEC4712-4713 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR AMME4010 Major Industrial Project (24cp) OR CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project (24cp) OR ELEC4714 Major Industrial Project (24cp)

Note 1. All Thesis A units are mutually prohibited (meaning that only one can be completed), and all Thesis B units have the associated Thesis A unit as a pre-requisite. Students may undertake only the Thesis units relevant to their stream or major.

Block 2 - Mechatronic Stream Core (Min CP: 108,Max CP: 108)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME1362 Materials 1 6 Semester 2
AMME1802 Engineering Mechanics 6 Semester 2
AMME2301 Mechanics of Solids 1 6 Semester 2
AMME2500 Engineering Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME3500 System Dynamics and Control 6 Semester 1
ELEC1103 Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC2104 Electronic Devices and Circuits 6 Semester 2
ELEC3204 Power Electronics and Applications 6 Semester 1
ENGG1801 Engineering Computing 6 Semester 1
Summer Late
MECH2400 Mechanical Design 1 6 Semester 2
MECH3460 Mechanical Design 2 6 Semester 2
MECH3660 Manufacturing Engineering 6 Semester 1
MTRX1701 Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering 6 Semester 1
MTRX1702 Mechatronics 1 6 Semester 2
MTRX1705 Introduction to Mechatronic Design 6 Semester 2
MTRX2700 Mechatronics 2 6 Semester 1
MTRX3700 Mechatronics 3 6 Semester 2
MTRX3760 Mechatronic Systems Design 6 Semester 2

Block 3 - Medical Science Stream Core (Min CP: 54,Max CP: 54)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
BIOL1007 From Molecules to Ecosystems 6 Semester 2
CHEM1111 Chemistry 1A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDS1001 Human Biology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2001 Key Concepts in Physiology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2002 Key Concepts in Pharmacology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2003 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2004 Microbes, Infection and Immunity 6 Semester 2
MEDS2005 Human Anatomy and Histology 6 Semester 2
MEDS3001 Medical Sciences 6

Block 4 - Mechatronic Specialist Electives (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
AMME5790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1

Block 5 - Science Units (Min CP: 30,Max CP: 42)

Note: Candidates must complete 96 credit points of Science (Medical Science stream) study, including:

- 54cp core units

- 18cp 3000-level selective units

- 12 credit points of OLEs

- Elective units as required

Math and Chem units taken as part of the Engineering component may be counted towards the 96 cp total. See Science faculty handbook for list of Science units and majors: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/science/

Block 6 - Space Specialist Electives (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO5700 Space Engineering (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
AMME5790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1

Block 7 - Space Major Core (Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO2705 Space Engineering 1 6 Semester 2
AERO3760 Space Engineering 2 6 Semester 2
AERO4701 Space Engineering 3 6 Semester 1

Note: These units are only available to students enrolled in the Space major. ATAR/WAM requirements apply.