Curriculum

 

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

Core Modules

Code Title  ECTS Trimester
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 10 1+2
PHYC40950 Space Sector Internship 30 3

The timetable for core modules‌‌ is confined to Mondays and Fridays, but may be subject to change within those days. The information provided is for guidance only.

Detailed descriptions of each module can be found here

Options Modules

The availability and timetable for options modules‌‌ may be subject to change. Other options may be available depending on a student's background and interests. Options which are similar to those previously taken ‌(e.g. as part of the undergraduate degree) may not be chosen. Students must take 15ECTS of options.

Code Title ECTS  Trimester
PHYC30100 Stellar Astrophysics 5 1
PHYC40030 Galaxies and Observational Cosmology 5 2
PHYC40360 Theoretical Astrophysics 5 2
GEOG30790 Planetary Geomorphology 5 2
GEOL40450 Environmental Geoscience (Online) 5 1
STAT40800 Data Programming with Python (Online) 5 1
COMP41680 Data Science in Python 5 2
COMP47670 Data Science in Python MD (Mixed Delivery) 5 1 or 2
PHYC40570 Physics Demonstrating/Tutoring  5 1 or 2
MEEN40820  Technical Communications (Online)  5 1 or 2
BSEN40500 Hyperspectral Imaging 5 TBC