What will I learn?

Taught jointly by UCL Space & Climate Physics and UCL Electronic & Electrical Engineering, this MSc programme aims to provide a broad understanding of the basic principles of space technology and satellite communications together with specialised training in research methods and transferable skills, directly applicable to a career in the public and private space sectors. The Space Technology pathway is focussed on the application of space technology in industrial settings, its main objective is to provide a sound knowledge of the underlying principles which form a thorough basis for careers in space technology, satellite communications and related fields. Students develop a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of: spacecraft, satellite communications, the space environment, space operations and space project management; the electromagnetics of optical and microwave transmission, and of communication systems modelling; a range of subjects relating to spacecraft technology and satellite communications.

Careers

The programme aims to prepare students for careers in space research or the space industry, or further research degrees.

Which department am I in?

Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£36,900.00 (38,09,862) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

27 September 2021

Venue

UCL (University College London)

Gower Street,

London,

Camden,

WC1E 6BT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have Bachelor's degree with a final CGPA of 3.3/4.0 for courses requiring Upper second-class (2:1) degree. For courses requiring Lower second-class (2:2) degree, they need to have a final CGPA of 3.0/4.0

For international students

A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.Overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests. Overall score of 100 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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