Aerospace Engineering, M.Sc. | Instituto Superior Técnico | Lisbon, Portugal
24 months
7000 EUR/year
1063 EUR/year
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The Integrated MSc programme in Aerospace Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico is intended for graduates in areas related to Engineering, namely those with a background in Mechanics, Electronics and related areas.


About this Degree from Instituto Superior Técnico

Aerospace Engineering has accelerated the way we travel through the development of different types of vehicles such as airplanes, helicopters, or robotized aircraft and air traffic management. It also deals with the development of rockets and satellites, and also contributes to the improvement of forms of communication. Thus, the role of the aerospace engineer involves planning and designing air and space vehicles, as well as developing all related support and control systems.

Career Opportunities

MSc graduates in Aerospace Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico can pursue a career in industries as diverse as the aviation industry, the mechanical industry, electronics and telecommunication, and develop activities such as:

  • Planning, analyzing, building and testing aerospace systems, like rockets, satellites and aircraft;
  • Scientific research and development (R&D);
  • Quality control;
  • Consultancy, leadership, supervision and management;
  • Commercialization of products, equipment and processes;
  • Vocational training and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aircraft (aircraft mechanics)
  • Avionics (aircraft electronics)
  • Space (space vehicles, equipment and spatial mission management)

The dissertation is the final assignment of the study cycle, which allows students to focus and specialize on a specific subject that may take any of these formats:

  • Scientific thesis
  • Internship at a company
  • Capstone project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

You may apply for a Master’s or an integrated master’s (2nd study cycle) under the following conditions:

  • If you have completed an undergraduate or an integrated masters (1st study cycle) at Instituto Superior Técnico, even though with no scientific consistency with the course of the 2nd study cycle that you wish to apply to;
  • Hold an undergraduate degree (1st study cycle) in the field of Science and Technology (except in the case of the 2nd study cycle in Architecture which requires a 1st study cycle programme in Architecture);
  • Hold either an academic, scientific or professional curriculum verifying the capability to complete the master’s programme you are applying to.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1063 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1063 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lisbon

630 - 1123 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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