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Master Programme in Spacecraft Design

Lulea University of Technology
2 years
Full time
Master's degree

Program description

Master Programme in Spacecraft Design

The Master Programme in Spacecraft Design is a full-time master degree completely taught in English that focuses on the design of spacecraft. Situated in Kiruna, in Sweden’s north, the course covers the integration of complex technical systems that are able to work in the extreme environment that space is.

In your first year of the Master Programme in Spacecraft Design you will gain knowledge about the space environment and also how it travels and orients itself in space. You will also learn about various subsystems which make up the spacecraft and how it communicates with the surrounding world.

Through the duration of the second year of the Master Programme in Spacecraft Design you will spend most of the time pursuing projects and group work, while working with computer design of a spacecraft and learning how to construct instruments and how to fit to carry them.

You will also undertake a master thesis at a space technology company, space organization, or academic department, in Kiruna or other part of the world.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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About this institute

Lulea University of Technology

Lulea University of Technology

The Luleå University of Technology (LTU) is a world-class research and educational institution, and is the northernmost university of technology in all of Scandinavia. LTU cooperates with companies in order to provide students with a real-world context for their studies...

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Lulea University of Technology

Rymdcampus, E10
981 28 Kiruna

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