Educational program
Spacecraft Engineering

Basic information

Form of attendance Full-time
Duration 2 years
Language Tuition fees

Russian

English

5500 USD per year

6000 USD per year

Entrance tests Interdisciplinary exam, in accordance with a Bachelor's program 24.03.01
Head of the program Olga Tushavina Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor

Program description

Master's Degree program

We offer our students the best opportunity to improve their knowledges to make a career in the aerospace industry. The Russian scientific school combined with the experience of the most famous space program in the world will give an advantage to our students for professional development in any of international organizations aimed to conquer outer space.

Key features

The program is based on the experience of the Soviet space program and the latest Russian space developments. A lot of space and launch vehicles constitute the largest educational base in Russia for laboratory research and practical training. MAI students have launched 9 satellites designed and manufactured at the university.

Principal Subjects

The curriculum includes in-depth study courses on mathematics used in ballistic calculations for aero- and spaceflights and advanced studies in theory of strength and reliability. Students undergo practical training in CAD-software, and take elective courses on spacecraft subsystems.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the program gain deep knowledge of theoretical disciplines and knowledge of various constructive approaches and technological solutions which used in the modern aerospace industry. This allows them to begin their career in any of the world’s aerospace companies such asNASA, Boeing, Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), RosCosmos, European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS), SpaceX, Thales, Magellan Aerospace. Mr. Wang Yongzhi, Chief Designerof China's first manned spacecraft Shenzhou 5 and Shenzhou 6 is our graduate.

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