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Master's Degree in Space Engineering

Politecnico di Milano
Program overview
Length: 2 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Master's degree
Start dates
February 2019 
September 2019 
February 2020 
September 2020 
February 2021 
September 2021 

Program description

Program description

Master's Degree in Space Engineering

This powerful two-year space engineering program trains students to develop and manage technical activities related to research and design in the space sector.

Students can develop specific skills in the following areas:

  • Mission analysis
  • Thermal and structural design of space components
  • Design of the space propulsion and power generation system
  • Design of the orbit and of attitude control systems
  • Space systems integration/testing

Space engineers can pursue careers within the space industry; research centers; private or public companies involved in the design, manufacturing, and testing of space components; or in the general design of advanced technologies.

The program is taught in English.

Admission requirements

Students with a Bachelor Degree in a related field are eligible to apply. A solid knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, physics, principles of electricity, thermodynamics, general and applied mechanics, solid mechanics, materials, and automatic control is required.

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In the last QS World University Ranking by subject Politecnico di Milano was placed 1st in Italy, 5th for Design and 17th for Engineering in the world. Established in 1862, Politecnico di Milano is the largest school of Architecture, Design,...

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Politecnico di Milano

piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32
20133 Milano

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