MSc — 2024 entry Satellite Communications Engineering

Our Satellite Communications Engineering MSc degree provides students with a specialised understanding of the principles, technologies, and applications driving modern satellite communication systems. Graduates of this course are well-prepared to pursue careers in various sectors, including satellite system design and development, satellite manufacturing, telecommunications companies, space agencies, and research institutions.

Key course information

Typical offer
2:2 minimum
Start date
September 2024
1 year
UK fees
Overseas fees
Stag Hill

Why choose
this course?

Satellites give us an unprecedented perspective of our planet, aid navigation and provide global communications.

At Surrey, we’re internationally renowned for our work in satellite communications, broadcasting, terrestrial mobile networks and the internet: essential components of modern communication and information.

Our MSc is taught by academics and researchers with extensive theoretical expertise and practical knowledge – so you’ll get a learning experience that really is out of this world.

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of our electrical and electronic engineering postgraduate taught students go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2024, HESA)


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