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Space Architecture, M.Sc.

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Overview

SICSA brings more than 30 years of internationally recognized experience in habitat research, planning and design for space and extreme terrestrial environments. Such settings share many urgent problems and issues. They typically impose logistic transport challenges for people, equipment and supplies; present severe facility construction and operational constraints; demand careful attention to habitability, performance and safety under isolated, confined conditions; and heavily rely upon all practical means to optimize energy-efficient, ecologically-responsible strategies. Terrestrial planning applications include remote oil and gas exploration/production camps; emergency natural disaster response operations and shelters; and rapid military troop deployment accommodations for harsh, undeveloped locales.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Spacecraft/Habitat Design
  • Space Systems Tech Studio
  • Mission Planning and Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • Online Graduate Application
  • 1 official transcript should be mailed to:
  • University of Houston Graduate School (Click here for more information)
  • 1 scan of official transcript (uploaded)
  • resume (uploaded)
  • Officially reported GRE scores taken in the last five years (University code is 6870)
  • 3 References with email addresses must be listed on the online application. Not listing references will delay your application.
  • Essay (uploaded)
  • Application fee (cannot be waived) must be paid by credit card thru ApplyWeb website [$25 domestic applicants/$75 international applicants]

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1016 USD/credit
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  • National

    501 USD/credit
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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