Master in Space Science

National Central University

Program Description

Master in Space Science

National Central University

Research groups in the Institute of Space Science include the upper atmosphere, ionosphere, magnetosphere, interplanetary space, solar physics, planetary science, space plasma simulation, radar meteorology, space payload design & development, and satellite remote sensing. The Institute is the sole institution in Taiwan providing such broad and complete programs in space science research and education; and continuously participates in several international space research projects, collaborating with space science institutions of other countries.

Fundamental Courses

  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Magnetospheric physics
  • Ionospheric Physics
  • Solar Physics
  • Space Plasma Physics
  • Space Physics

Professional Courses

  • Principle of Radar Remote Sensing Atmospheric
  • Stochastic Processes and Spectral Analysis
  • Atmospheric Wave Coupling
  • Advanced Programming
  • Plasma Measurement
  • Atmospheric electricity

Requirements for Graduation

Required credits: 24 credits

Duration of Study: 1-4 years

Other requirements: Pass an oral thesis defense. Pass at least one core course in each category of Space Science, Physics, and Mathematics.

Research Facilities & Lab

  • VHF Coherent Scatter Radar
  • High-Speed Computing Lab
  • Computer Lab
  • Space Environment Lab
  • Ionospheric Tomography Lab
  • GPS and radio-wave propagation labs as well as ROCSAT I-IPEI payload Lab
  • Satellite Science and Payload Engineering Labs

Admission Documents

  • Autobiography,
  • Study Plan,
  • Research Proposal,
  • Two Letters of Recommendation,
  • Evidence of Chinese Proficiency.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 1, 2018
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