Course Structure

SpaceMaster is a four semester Master Course, 120 ECTS. The first year takes place at LTU, Kiruna Space Campus, Sweden. During the 3rd semester the students are distributed among the European universities. Students select the track of specialization for the 3rd and 4th semesters during the second semester. The distribution for the 3rd semester is finalized at the end of the 2nd semester. During the 4th semester students perform their Master thesis projects in the Associated partners, research institutions, agencies, companies and European universities.

Semester 1
Semester 2
All students at LTU, Kiruna Space Campus
Core modules, optional modules, module in Swedish language, 60 ECTS
Semester 3CU
Track E1
Track E2
Track S1,E3
Track S2,E4
Semester 4Master Thesis, 30 ECTS (45 ECTS for CU)
CU, LTU, CTU, UT3, Aalto
  • E1 Engineering Track 1: Dynamics and Control of Systems and Structures
  • E2 Engineering Track 2: Space Automation and Control
  • E3 Engineering Track 3: Space Technique and Instrumentation
  • E4 Engineering Track 4: Space Robotics and Automation
  • S1 Scientific Track 1: Astrophysics, Space Science, Planetology
  • S2 Scientific Track 2: Space Science and Technology

A detailed description of the Course tracks and modules is given under Course Modules.

Semester dates for the academic year 2019-2021:

LTU2 Sept. 2019 - 5 June 2020
CUSept. 2020 - June 2021
CTUOct. 2020 - June 2021
UT3 professional trackSept. 2020 - June 2021
UT3 research trackSept. 2020 - June 2021
AaltoOct. 2020 - June 2021

The Course is given in English.