Fast facts

Course type: Honours
Course length: 5 years
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 95.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
TAFElink: Not applicable
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Engineering (Honours specialisations)/Masters double degrees

International students
FISC Foundation: 7.8, A Levels: 13, IB Diploma: 34, Gao Kao: Tier One
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours) / Master of Engineering (Electronics) is a double degree combination that allows high achieving students to undertake a 5 year course of study in robotics and smart instrumentation

This course combines electronics, computer control, signal processing, and programming in the design, development and operation of robots, and their integration with other systems in the work environment.

It also includes advanced topics in areas such as embedded systems, image processing, real-time control and smart sensors.

The University has also developed close relationships with a number of private sector and government organisations and all students undertake Flinders' nationally recognised 20 week industry placement.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

What is Robotics Engineering?

Robotics is the design, development and application of robots in fields as diverse as manufacturing, mining and medicine.

Robots are designed to perform a variety of tasks aimed at making people’s lives easier. They are capable of undertaking tasks with a level of precision, strength and endurance beyond that of humans and are an ideal substitute for workers in repetitive, hazardous, and laborious jobs in manufacturing applications.

Why study Robotics Engineering at Flinders?

This double degree at Flinders:

  • is the only robotics course in South Australia based on key elements of the latest robotics technology
  • is accredited by Engineers Australia and is recognised internationally
  • lets you participate in Flinders University’s nationally recognised 20-week industry placement program.

Professional recognition/membership

This program is fully accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. 

Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord.

Graduates meet the academic requirements for attaining chartered professional engineering status.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours) / Master of Engineering (Electronics) degree?

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, Mathematical Studies or equivalent. Knowledge of SACE Stage 2 Physics or equivalent is assumed.

International students are expected to have completed senior secondary mathematical methods/mathematical studies or equivalent. Knowledge of senior secondary physics is assumed. A minimum GPA of 5.0 is required to progress to the Masters.

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 224891
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2018: $9,352

International students
CRICOS code: 083448C
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees: 2018: $32,200
2019: $34,500



  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase. 

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students

Engineering and design (PDF 5MB)

International students

International course guides