Space Exploration Systems MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
Duration and Mode of Study
Full Time (12 months for the MSc, 6 months for the PGDip)
Mode of study will include: lectures, workshops, laboratory work, seminars, project based learning, independent learning and team working activities. This is a campus based course.
September (from 2013)
The MSc entry requirements are a first or 2:1 BSc, BEng, honours degree, MPhys, MEng or Masters degree in a relevant subject or a qualification recognised by the University of Leicester as equivalent.
Students with a 2:2 or equivalent degree classification applying for the course will be considered on a case by case basis.
Home/EU - £5,010
International - £15,305
Home/EU - £4,008
International - £12,244
Teaching and Assessment Methods
The taught component of the MSc and PGDip courses runs for six months and encompasses a range of teaching methods: lectures, computational and practical workshops, laboratory work, seminars, project based learning, independent learning and team working activities.
Seminars and course material delivered by industrial partners and experts in the space sector will be a key element of the programme. International collaborators with honorary positions at the University of Leicester will provide assistance in delivering the taught component of the course.
The project based component of the MSc course spans six months. During the project phase students will have the opportunity to interact with mentors and project supervisors from academia and industry. These individuals will be expert practitioners in the fields which they supervise.
Assessment methods will include examinations, continuous assessment and assessment by course work. Additional assessment methods are currently under development.
You will be able to complete your major project in the UK or select an optional international project placement in Space Exploration Development Systems (SEEDS).