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Astronautics and Space Engineering (MSc)


Cranfield University    Aerospace

Full time & Part time October MSc See website for details

About the course

The space sector contributes £13.7bn per annum to the UK economy alone, and space activity across Europe and the world continues to thrive. There is a continuing need for talented employees with a good understanding of spacecraft systems engineering, coupled with a broad range of technical skills. Evolving constantly since 1987, this course has prepared graduates for highly successful careers in the space sector.

Who is it for?

Suitable for graduates in engineering, physics or mathematics, this course will prepare you for a career in this exciting field, from earth observation to planetary exploration, launch vehicles to spacecraft operations, and much more.

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Entry Requirements

A first or second class UK Honours degree or equivalent, in mathematics, physics or an engineering discipline.

In general, our intake comes from both a physics and engineering background. Students from other sciences, mathematics, or computing backgrounds are welcome to apply and we will consider applications on a case by case basis.


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Where is Cranfield University

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Student Profile(s)

Richard Whittle

I think space is the future – this is my chance to be right at the forefront of that. My thesis was the interaction between engineering and medicine in space. For me the course was perfect. I was looking for something fairly specific and I looked around, but I didn't apply to anywhere else.

Scholarships

We have a limited number of scholarships available for the next intake of full-time master's students. Funding opportunities are available to recognise academic success and enable you to enrol at Cranfield University to continue your studies as a postgraduate learner.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Variable by course and applicant

Eligibility

What it covers -
Scholarships cover part of the tuition fee and the amount you can be awarded is at the discretion of the course director for the programme you have applied for.

Who can apply -
In order to be considered, you need to show both aptitude and ability for the subject you have applied for. Scholarships are available for full-time master's courses.

Application Procedure

Applicants wishing to be considered for a Cranfield Scholarship should indicate their interest on their course application form including a short statement of why they should be considered.


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