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Space Science and Engineering: Space Technology MSc

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Taught jointly by UCL Space & Climate Physics and UCL Electronic & Electrical Engineering, this MSc programme aims to provide a broad understanding of the basic principles of space technology and satellite communications together with specialised training in research methods and transferable skills, directly applicable to a career in the public and private space sectors. The Space Technology pathway is focussed on the application of space technology in industrial settings, its main objective is to provide a sound knowledge of the underlying principles which form a thorough basis for careers in space technology, satellite communications and related fields. Students develop a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of: spacecraft, satellite communications, the space environment, space operations and space project management; the electromagnetics of optical and microwave transmission, and of communication systems modelling; a range of subjects relating to spacecraft technology and satellite communications.

Careers

The programme aims to prepare students for careers in space research or the space industry, or further research degrees.

Application deadline

30/7/2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 36,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 50 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    188 83%

    9th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94.0 94%

    4th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    45th

    1

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