University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Space Systems Engineering

This UK Space Agency endorsed masters is suitable for physics and engineering graduates and focuses the key aspects of spacecraft systems engineering. We are uniquely placed to offer this course, drawing extensively from the courses provided to the European Space Agency and spacecraft industry by the Astronautics group.

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences or a related subject.

Course modules

"Compulsory modules: Spacecraft Systems and Design;
Concurrent Engineering Design; Spacecraft Engineering
Design; Spacecraft Instrumentation; Spacecraft Propulsion;
Spacecraft Structural Design; Spacecraft Orbital Mechanics and Control; MSc Research Project
Optional modules: further module options are available"

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
023 8059 5500