Satellite Communications Engineering
This programme is designed to give you the specialist multidisciplinary skills required for careers in the satellite and space industries. Industry participates in the MSc programme in both lecturing and projects, and facilitates excellent engagement for our students. Graduation from this programme will therefore make you very attractive to the relevant space-related industries that employ over 6,500 people in the UK alone.
An honours degree in electronic engineering, mathematics, computing or physical sciences. Our minimum entry level is a 2.2 from aUK university, or overseas equivalent. Relevant industrial experience will also be considered.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent)
We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.
Example module listing: Digital communications; space dynamics and missions; space systems design; antennas and propagation; principles of telecommunications and packet networks; satellite communications fundamentals; RF systems and circuit design; data and internet networking; advanced guidance, navigation and control; launch vehicles and propulsion; network and service management and control; advanced satellite communication techniques; spacecraft structures and mechanisms; standard project.
Assessment methods include a combination of formal written examinations, taken at the end of each semester, and coursework assignments.
Please note these fees are for the academic year only. Annual fees will rise by four per cent (rounded up to the nearest £100) for each year of study.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 20,500 (Year 1)||International||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 9,800 (Year 1)||Home/EU||12 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||60 Months|
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