Mechatronic Engineering: Mechatronic Design

Designing mechatronic products requires a dedicated approach including: interdisciplinary design, market related constraints, multifunctionality, user-friendly operation and minimization of the cost of the whole product operation period. Thus designers who create mechatronic products should possess comprehensive interdisciplinary knowledge, ability to co-operate in an interdisciplinary designing team as well as team management skills of how to use the up-to-date tools of computer aided engineering. Additionally, the should know how to schedule and carry out the prototyping of mechatronic systems.

Mechatronic Design is based on a project oriented type of studying, including co-operation in project teams. Such approach leads to better understanding of specific nature of mechatronic design process and to learn techniques of how to solve interdisciplinary design problems. During the study each student will take part in a project focused on the design and prototyping of a mechatronic product.

The study program consists of courses on design of mechanical, electronic and control systems, as well as techniques of software and hardware application. During the classes students learn how to use dedicated software tools as well as testing equipment in the process of designing and prototyping of the complex mechatronic systems.

The specialty courses deal with problems of designing of embedded systems as well as microsystems (MEMS). Students take part in actual research projects, development activities and practical trainings.


Course duration:
3 semesters – 1.5 years (including Master thesis writing)


BSc in a cognate discipline or equivalent document, appropriate knowledge of English


We kindly inform that candidates who apply for the second-cycle degree programme (Master level) Mechatronic Engineering with English as a language of instruction may be admitted only in case if they:

I. have completed equivalent first-cycle degree studies (Bachelor level) with the following requirements:

      not less than 18 ECTS of Mathematics,

      not less than 12 ECTS of Physics.

      not less than 30 ECTS of other basic science courses,

      not less than 25 ECTS of courses devoted to the development of design skills including capstone design course,

      not less than 2 credits of non-technical subjects (humanities, economic and social courses),

II. successfully complete entrance examination (minimum 50%). Entrance examination for foreigners, who apply for admission on the basis of the AGH UST Rector’s decision.


Examination includes questions verifying programme learning outcomes defined for the first-cycle degree studies in AGH UST Mechatronic Engineering with English as a language of instruction.

Required limit: 12

Next qualification: Winter qualification (December 2019-February 2020) for academic 2019/2020

A set of exam questions for on-line entrance examination is available at:

For more information contact:
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics
Professor Wojciech Lisowski