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Space Science

Postgraduate Certificate Online
12 months
Duration
3590 GBP/year
3590 GBP/year
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About

Designed for those with an academic or professional interest in space science, this qualification in Space Science offered by The Open University UK provides students with a wide-ranging overview of scientific measurement in the space environment.

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Overview

The Space Science course at The Open University UK will equip students with the skills required to carry out scientific investigations using space-based instrumentation, both individually and as a team.

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.

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, handing and interpretation of data obtained by space-based instrumentation.

Programme Structure

Learning outcomes, teaching and assessment

The learning outcomes of this qualification are described in four areas:
  • Knowledge and understanding
  • Cognitive skills
  • Practical and professional skills
  • Key skills

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3590 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3590 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3590 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3590 GBP per year and a duration of 12 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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