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Space Exploration Systems

University of Leicester

12 months
Duration
21000 GBP/year
8250 GBP/year
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About

This Space Exploration Systems MSc programme offered at the University of Leicester is for you if you want the in-depth knowledge and professional skills to embark on a successful career in the thriving and innovative international space industry.

Overview

The Space Exploration Systems MSc offered at the University of Leicester focuses on robotic and human space exploration. The degree is managed by an international joint academic-industrial consortium with partners in France, Italy and the UK.

Designed for physicists and engineers, this cutting-edge course explores space systems engineering, space instrumentation, the space environment, space power systems (including nuclear power systems) and space mission design. Over the duration of the course, you will acquire the core applied physics and engineering skills required to develop space systems and missions from initial concept through design, assembly and verification, to launch and operations.

You will have the opportunity to work with academic and industrial practitioners in three countries, to acquire the knowledge and skills expected by space exploration research groups and the space industry in the 21st century academic and commercial sectors.

Careers and employability

The MSc in Space Exploration Systems will provide you with the training and high-level skills required to meet the needs of the European or international space sector, whether in academia or industry.

By working in collaboration with industry, we can ensure that the project work and course content remains topical and relevant to industry needs and practices as the sector develops.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Space Science and Engineering
  • Engineering Design Case Study
  • Systems Engineering and Spacecraft Systems
  • Spaceflight Dynamics and Propulsion
  • Space and Planetary Environment, Planetary Surfaces
  • Spacecraft Instrumentation for Space and Planetary Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 BSc, BEng, MPhys, MEng or Masters (or equivalent) in Physics or Engineering.
  • We may consider applicants with a 2:2, or a degree in another science subject, on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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