MSc / PGDip in Space Exploration Systems

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is offering a new taught postgraduate course offered by an international joint academic-industrial consortium with partners in France, Italy and the UK. The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Leicester is the UK partner in this venture, and is pleased to announce this important new opportunity. The course offers the opportunity for students to work with academic and industrial practitioners in three countries, to acquire the knowledge and skills expected by space exploration research groups and the space industry in the 21st century academic and commercial sectors.

The current MSc brochure is downloadable here.

The MSc Module List and Skills Matrix is downloadable here.
The contents of this document were correct as of 10th June 2013 but are subject to change.

In the video below, European Space Agency Astronaut Frank de Winne talks about education and the aerospace industry, and the relevance of this MSc course for people considering careers in the space sector.

You can also read a blog produced by some of the students on the current course.

Applications for the MSc are now being accepted. To apply, or to find out more, click here.

If you have any enquiries about the course, please Contact Us.

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PG Open evening 2013


Leicester Physics Centre is pleased to present "The Library of Light" - a talk by Jo Joelson, former artist in residence within the Radio and Space Plasma Physics group in the Department of Physics & Astronomy. The talk takes place on June 10th at 18:30. Click on the image below for more information.

Jo Joelson Talk