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Master Programme in Spacecraft Design

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Programme content and structure

For the master degree in Spacecraft Design (120 Hp) the following courses are required: compulsory courses (90 Hp) and master thesis - space technology (30 Hp). Practice during study time is recommended but is not compulsory.

For admission to the degree project course entry requirements specified in the Course Syllabus must be completed. Information regarding the application- and admission process is given and ensured by the responsible department. Swedish for beginners is offered to overseas students. The course is not included in the degree, and is read in addition to the obligatory courses.


The programme consists of 120 Credits


Entry requirements

Successful completion of an Academic degree with a minimum of 180 higher education credits in the areas of space technology, aerospace, aeronautics, mechatronics, space physics, physics, electronics, mechanics or equivalent. Courses at university level in electronics or mechanics, as well as at least 22.5 credits in mathematics at university level are required. The mathematics skills must include linear algebra, multivariable calculus and ordinary differential equations.

Good knowledge in English, equivalent to English 6

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The selection procedure is based on academic qualifications, quality and quantity aspects

Compulsory courses

Compulsory courses: 120 Credits

Code Course Cr Level Comment
E7003R Electronics in Space 7,5 Second level
P7003R Master Thesis - Space Technology 30,0 Second level
P7012R Spacecraft Design Project 7,5 Second level
P7013R Project course: Spacecraft and Instrumentation 1 7,5 Second level
P7015R Project course: Spacecraft and Instrumentation 2 7,5 Second level
R7018R Spacecraft on board datahandling 7,5 Second level
R7021R Space Communication 7,5 Second level
R7023R Propulsion with space applications 7,5 Second level
R7024R Space Materials and Structures 7,5 Second level
R7025R Orbit and Attitude Dynamics 7,5 Second level
R7026R Spacecraft Control 7,5 Second level
R7029R Space System Engineering 7,5 Second level
R7030R Spacecraft Guidance, Navigation and Control 7,5 Second level

Course offered outside the obligatory courses - not compusory - For non Scandinavian students

Code Course Cr Level Comment
S0046P Swedish for International Students 1 3,0 First level Selectable