University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Space Engineering

This programme is designed to give students the specialist multidisciplinary knowledge and skills required for a career working with space technology and its applications. Students will receive access to all aspects of the design and delivery of spacecraft and payloads and are very attractive to companies in the space-related industries.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a relevant engineering discipline, mathematics, computing or physical sciences. Our minimum entry level is a 2.2 from a good UK university, or overseas equivalent. Relevant industrial experience will also be considered.
Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: space dynamics and missions; space systems design; project. Optional modules: advanced guidance, navigation and control; launch vehicles and space propulsion; radio frequency (RF) systems and circuit design; advanced satellite communication techniques; satellite remote sensing; space avionics; space environment and protection; space robotics and autonomy; spacecraft structures and mechanisms.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include formal written examinations, taken at the end of each semester, and coursework assignments.

Sponsorship information

GREAT Surrey Scholarships: Enabling you to gain a deep insight into a specialised field by studying in a research-focused institution with close links to industry, a Master's qualification in Engineering from the University of Surrey gives you a significant advantage in your future career. For selected postgraduate courses starting in 2015, the University is offering graduates from India the opportunity to apply for 1 of 10 scholarships worth £3,000 through the GREAT Scholarships (India programme).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (EU) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (England) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,000 per Credit (International) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Scotland) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Wales) 60 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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Key information

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Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01483 682 222