University of Southampton: Space Systems Engineering
|Institution||University of Southampton View institution profile|
|Department||Aerospace Engineering View department profile|
|Telephone||023 8059 4651|
We are uniquely placed to offer this programme, drawing extensively from courses provided to the European Space Agency by our Astronautics group. Learning with us you will focus on the design of all elements involved in a space mission, and use an integrated approach, which demonstrates how the various component subsystems function and interface with each other. Our course is suitable if you have previously studied physics or engineering.
This one-year advanced course draws on the international expertise of our Astronautics Research Group and content from the courses we run for the European Space Agency. The course provides an integrated approach to the design of a total space system and describes how the various component subsystems function and interface with one another, giving you advanced knowledge of space systems engineering.
The year is divided into two semesters. Each semester, you will have the option to undertake specialist space engineering modules; including spacecraft structural and engineering design and propulsion.
You will work under the guidance of world-class experts in this area and benefit from our cutting edge facilities, including an autonomous systems testbed and shaker table. You will engage in experimental study and complete a critical research project. We offer a range of potential projects, from spacecraft self-healing structures to creating your own moon orbiter.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences or a related subject.
|Location||Main Site - Highfield Campus|
|England||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|EU||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|International||23136 GBP for Year 1|
University of Southampton
Engineering and Physical Sciences
The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton includes Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, and the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, incorporating the Optoelectronics Research Centre.
We are proud to be part of the University of Southampton, a leading research-intensive Russell Group university in the top 90 universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2021) and in the top 15 in the UK (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).
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