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Masters in Satellite Engineering

Narvik University College
Length: 2 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Master's degree
Location: Narvik
Language: English

Program description

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The master programme in Satellite Engineering at Narvik University College provides a unique education in Norway, where you as a student will learn about the most relevant technologies necessary for design, construction and utilization of satellites as spaceborne platforms for various purposes.

NUC is cooperating with the national universities in Oslo (UIO), Bergen (UIB), Tromsø (UIT) and Trondheim (NTNU), as well as ESA, Norwegian Space Centre and the Norwegian Centre for Space-related Education (NAROM).

Through the two-year Satellite Engineering programme, important theoretical preliminaries such as:

  • Communication
  • Digital system and signal theory
  • Realtime systems
  • Microprocessor-technologies
  • Navigation
  • Automatic contro
  • Rocket dynamics
  • Spacecraft propulsion

The Satellite Engineering programme involves lectured courses, as well as a high degree of problem-based education (i.e. learning-by-doing), where the students spend their time working on relevant projects under supervision of a highly qualified staff. The project topics are chosen from current and future national and international space projects which NUC participates in, as well as ongoing internal research projects.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for a Masters in Science at Narvik University College are:

  • International English Language Testing System, academic (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.0.
  • University of Cambridge examinations with: First Certificate in English, Certificate in Advanced English,
  • Certificate of Proficiency in English
  • English basic course from Secondary education
  • Test of English as a Second Language (TOEFL) with minimum 500 points

 For more information about this program, fill out an Information Request form below.

Degree & diploma

A Master of Science in Satellite Engingeering from Narvik University College.

Tuition & fees

A study loan: After three years in Norway as a self-financed student and 60 credits/ year, it is possible to apply for loan and grants from the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund (lånekassen) to study at Narvik University College.

About school

Narvik University College

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Narvik University College (NUC) is a small University College that provides an intimate and personalised experience, with easy access to staff. It is NUC's belief that support for subject related matter and discussions between staff and students provides a constructive...

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Location & accommodation

Narvik, Norway

Narvik, Norway

Narvik University College lies close to central Narvik, just a few minutes walk from the town centre. Narvik Municipality has approximately 18 600 inhabitants and lies in the northernmost part of Nordland district and is an important hub for both transport and communication. Proximity to the sea and mountains gives you, as a student, a unique possibility for outdoor activities and extreme sports...

Contact info

Narvik University College

Narvik Lodve Langesgt. 2
8505 Narvik