UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

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.

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.

Course Additional Entry

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

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £25,140  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees