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About Space Science
Masters degrees in Space Science involve advanced study of space beyond our Solar System, including not only observable space, but also the theory of unobservable space.
Related postgraduate specialisms include Space Engineering and Cosmology. Entry requirements usually include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Mathematics or Physics.
Space Science is concerned with a broad range of natural phenomena and physical bodies that occur in outer space, and the ways in which we can use technology to observe and measure them.
Courses in this field are often interdisciplinary in nature, combining methodologies from fields such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science. You might explore historical and contemporary developments in the design of spacecraft and instrumentation, as well as hypotheses about the environment of space and current policy on space operations.
Careers in this field are highly varied and may include roles in national observatories to examine cosmological phenomena, or research roles within government organisations. Other careers include aerospace engineering, the civil service, journalism, academia and publishing.
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This MSc effectively transfers to students the knowledge and expertise gained by UCL space scientists over four decades, and is taught by world-recognised researchers in the field.
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.
This postgraduate qualification is designed for those with an academic or professional interest in space science and the technology that underpins this discipline.
Uniting emergency response, disaster risk reduction and space technology this programme is designed to prepare students to work in the fields of satellite technology and disaster response.
This qualification explores some of contemporary science's most pressing issues and develops a wide range of skills associated with postgraduate study.
Skoltech is a new global research university created in collaboration with MIT. The new campus, designed by Herzog de Meuron, is home to 40 world-class labs with best-in-class equipment, globally renowned professors and students from 40+ countries.
[Opening in September 2019]. This international Master program combines studies and research based on transfers, fluids and materials in aeronautical and space applications.
This MSc provides students with the skills, knowledge and research ability for a career in astrophysics. The programme is designed to satisfy the need, both nationally and internationally, for well-qualified postgraduates who will be able to respond to the challenges that arise from future developments in this field.
We are already exploring the final frontier, and we will be visiting it even more in the future. The night sky presents us with the idea of infinity, and advances in space engineering lead the way in giving us the opportunity to go even further and do even more.
The School offers a two-year Master’s degree in Physics in partnership with the South East Physics Network (SEPnet) which comprises the universities of Kent, Portsmouth, Queen Mary London, Royal Holloway London, Southampton, Surrey and Sussex.
The School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Sussex comprises two highly ranked departments and a lively academic community that is welcoming, stimulating and supportive. Sussex has a prestigious international reputation and is ranked amongst the top 20 universities in the UK, with both departments ranked amongst the top 15 (Guardian University Guide 2018).
Based both on Russian academic traditions and global best practices, Skoltech offers world-class interdisciplinary training and research, industrial and entrepreneurial experience.