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Space Science and Technology

The Open University UK

Postgraduate Diploma Online
24 months
Duration
7530 GBP/year
7530 GBP/year
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About

This postgraduate qualification in Space Science and Technology at The Open University UK is designed for those with an academic or professional interest in space science and the technology that underpins this discipline.

Overview

The Space Science and Technology programme from The Open University UK equips students with the skills to carry out scientific investigations using space-based instrumentation, both individually and as a team. 

Students learn how to use a programming language in support of space science applications and develop other skills that are highly relevant to employment in the space sector. 

Key features of the course

  • Develops skills in conducting science in the space environment through the use of robotic experiments
  • Explores current debates in space and planetary sciences using data from space missions
  • Develops technical and professional skills according to individual needs and interests.

Career relevance

This qualification is directly relevant to scientific and technical careers in the space sector. It is particularly relevant to roles that are concerned with acquisition, handling and interpretation of data obtained by space-based instrumentation.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Space science
  • Managing technological innovation
  • Project management
  • Strategic capabilities for technological innovation
  • Finite element analysis: basic principles and applications
  • Manufacture materials design
  • Software development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry to this qualification will typically require a minimum of an honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in one of: physics, astronomy, geosciences, chemistry, engineering or mathematics.
  • Any prior entry requirements (pre-requisites) on constituent optional modules will need to be met separately, where these may apply. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7530 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7530 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7530 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7530 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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