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Space Engineering


The Space Engineering major is designed to promote a high level of understanding of theory and practice in field of Astronautical. Key areas of study include orbital mechanics, space vehicles, satellite design,  ground station infrastructure, space avionics and space robotics. The program outcomes are aimed at producing graduates who will be future leaders in the aerospace, defense and related high tech and research industries.  The space engineering major is a unique program for a cohort of high achieving students.

About this major

Graduate opportunities

As a space engineer you'll have the best of both worlds: knowledge and experience of your main degree stream as well as a specialised understanding of the space environment. Some of our previous graduates have pursued careers within the aerospace, defence, environmental and research sectors, both nationally and internationally, in areas such as the design and build of satellite subsystems, space robotic systems, and interplanetary space systems.

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