|Study location||Ghana, Berekuso|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Awards||Msc/MAS (Master of Science (Msc) Mechatronics Engineering from Ashesi University and Master of Advanced Studies (MAS-Certificate) Mechatronics Engineering from ETH Zurich)|
|Tuition fee||US$4,249 per semester
Exchange rate $1 = GHC 11.6
Applicants have the option of applying for an Industry Scholarship.
|Application fee||US$50 one-time
The cost of application is GHs150 for Ghanaian applicants and $50 for international applicants. The Late Admissions period attracts an extra GHs50.
Please provide proof of your application fee payment (Transaction ID, Bank Slips, Ashesi Receipt, etc).
1. Applicants with bachelor or master degree (second class or higher) in mechatronics, mechanical, electrical, computer, allied engineering, or other related degrees will be considered for the programme.
2. Applicants who have received their bachelor or master degree in the past five years, OR applicants with aforementioned degrees who have also had consistent on-the-job professional development, such as cutting edge training.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Transcripts or other supporting documents submitted by applicants in a language other than English must be translated and certified as copies of the original document(s).
Students for who English was not a language of instruction must submit evidence of English language proficiency, including but not limited to the following:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Transcripts or other supporting documents submitted by international applicants in a language other than English must be translated and certified as copies of the original document(s).
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
Official Transcript: Transcripts should give detailed information of the individual grades received in university-level qualifications to date. Please upload official documents issued by your institution. Transcripts not in English should be accompanied by a certified translation.
CV/Résumé: Please upload a document of one to three pages highlighting your academic achievements and any relevant professional experience.
Motivation: Statements of motivation should explain your motivation for applying for the program, your relevant experience and education, and the specific areas that interest you and/or you intend to specialize in.
References: Please provide contact details of two references, at least one academic, who will support your intellectual ability, academic achievement, motivation and interest in the program and the subject area, and your ability to work effectively in a group and independently.
Mechatronics encompasses a range of technologies that empower a variety of daily life applications ranging from automation of household equipment through to “smart” manufacturing, self-driving cars, surgical robots and robotic space exploration. Delivered at Ashesi University by faculty from Ashesi and ETH Zurich, this Master’s Programme equips students with specialist competences and wide range of skills to pursue a career in this dynamic field. The programme is made possible through the support of our partners.
The programme integrates knowledge of core areas in automation and production engineering with mathematics, physics, and numerical methods to develop a better understanding of mechatronics applications in a wide range of industry sectors. Selected modules from humanities, social and political sciences, economics and management will also help deepen student understanding of the broad interdependencies between engineering and their social context. Together with our industry partners, students will also be a part of a programme designed to ensure relevance to the industrial development of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Advanced Core Modules form the foundation of the programme, developing methodological competence in design and analysis of mechanical systems, together with programming and deployment of embedded devices for rapidly expanding applications in a host of industrial sectors.
Mechatronics and Control Modules provide knowledge in the application of innovative robotic and control system solutions including data-driven and machine learning techniques to existing systems and modern engineering systems.
Energy and Production Systems deepen your understanding of renewable energy technologies and propulsion systems in product development and process chain planning, providing the competence to propose appropriate and effective design improvements and mitigation strategies.
Engineering in Perspective provides context to the technical knowledge, training students in leadership, public policy, corporate social responsibility and international cooperation in preparation for influential careers that contribute towards the sustainable industrial development of Africa.
Over the last year of the programme, students will gain hands-on experience through an internship where they will apply their acquired knowledge and skill, and research experience through a professional project and Master thesis where they will work on a project linked to one of our industry partners and/or research groups.