Research courses

As a postgraduate research student here you will have access to our numerous facilities to help you develop your space engineering techniques and give you the opportunity to build small satellites. You will also benefit from our academics industrial expertise and our partnerships with both Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) and Airbus DS.

Space missions

Take a look at the current and past missions we have been involved with over the years.

Flight missions

Past missions with Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd

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The PhD is a widely respected and highly regarded qualification which certifies that the holder is a highly competent, professional, self-motivated achiever.

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

What our students say

Read our student profiles to discover first-hand what it's like to study with us.

Space equipment


Our centre has a wide range of facilities available for research into space engineering.

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