UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Space Science and Engineering (Space Technology)

This programme provides 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.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Space science, environment and satellite missions; space systems engineering; communications systems modelling type; group project; spacecraft design (electronic sub-systems); mechanical design of spacecraft; antennas and propagation; radar systems; space-based communication systems; space instrumentation and applications; space plasma and magnetospheric physics; principles and practice of remote sensing; global monitoring and security; space data systems and processing.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, coursework problem tasks, team-based coursework exercises, presentations and tutorials. Student performance is assessed through unseen written examinations, coursework, and the Individual and Group Projects.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 25,140 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 4909