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Curriculum

The curriculum comprises 90 ECTS credits, to be completed in 12 months (three semesters)

See here for module descriptors

 

Core Modules 

Core modules are listed below. The timetable for core modules‌‌ is confined to Mondays and Fridays, but may be subject to changes within those days.  

Code Title  ECTS Semester
PHYC40660  The Space Environment & Spacecraft 5 1
PHYC40730 Applications of Space Science  5 1
PHYC40740 Space Sector Professional Skills 5 1+2
PHYC40870 Space Detector Laboratory 10 1
PHYC40810 Satellite Subsystems Laboratory 10 2
PHYC40880 Space Mission Design Field Trip 10 2
PHYC40840 Industrial or Academic Placement 30 3
       

 

Options Modules

Options modules are listed below. The availability and timetable for options modules‌‌ may be subject to changes.  

Code Title ECTS  Semester
ARCH41070 Remote Sensing 5 2
GEOG30790 Planetary Geomorphology 5 1
PHYC30100 Stellar Astrophysics 5 1
PHYC40030 Galaxies and Observational Cosmology 5 2
PHYC40360 Theoretical Astrophysics 5 2
STAT40740 Data Mining (Online) 5 2
ACM30200 Foundations of Fluid Mechanics 5 2
ACM40290 Numerical Algorithms 5 1
COMP41680 Data Science in Python  5 2
MEEN40820 Technical Communications (Online) 5 2
PHYC40570 Physics Demonstrating/Tutoring  5 1 or 2
GEOG30830 Geographic Information Systems             5        1 & 2