Mission and goals
The objective of the Space Engineering MSc is to educate highly skilled professionals, qualified to develop and manage technical activities related to research and design in the space sector. Space Engineering graduates have all the competencies to fully develop activities related to the design, technical analysis and verification of a space mission.
Within these activities, in particular, graduates from Politecnico di Milano can develop specific skills in the areas of mission analysis, thermal and structural design of space components, design of the space propulsion and power generation system, design of the orbit and attitude control systems, space systems integration and testing.
Students with at least 15 years of education and a Bachelor degree in a related field are eligible for application. A solid knowledge of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Principles of electricity, Thermodynamics, General and applied mechanics, Solid Mechanics, Materials, Automatic control is required.
The knowledge gained through the degree in Space Engineering is suited to responsibility positions where working autonomy is required. As an example, positions offered by the space industry, research centres, private or public companies involved in the design, manufacturing and testing of space components. Furthermore, the skills and competencies of the space engineer are well suited to companies involved in the design and manufacturing of products characterized by lightweight structures and autonomous operation capacity, and more in general where advanced design tools and technologies are adopted.
Cost & Fees
For EU students fees are based on students’ family income and the study plan presented, and range from about €800 to €3,300 per year.
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Last updated January 3, 2019