Appendix 1: Course list

Master's Programme, Aerospace Engineering, 120 credits (TAEEM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2012

General courses

Year 1

Mandatory courses (35.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4.5 Second cycle
SD2411 Lightweight Structures and FEM 8.0 Second cycle
SD2601 Fundamentals of Flight 7.5 Second cycle
SD2816 Rocket Science 7.5 Second cycle
SF2863 Systems Engineering 7.5 Second cycle

Year 2

Aeronautics (FLT)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (15.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
SD2800 Experimental Aerodynamics 6.0 Second cycle
SD2805 Flight Mechanics 9.0 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EL2520 Control Theory and Practice, Advanced Course 7.5 Second cycle
SD2810 Aeroelasticity 9.0 Second cycle
SG2215 Compressible Flow 7.5 Second cycle

Year 2

Mandatory courses (9.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
SD2611 Aerodynamic Design of Aircraft 9.0 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EH2720 Management of Projects 7.5 Second cycle
MJ2241 Jet Propulsion Engines, General Course 6.0 Second cycle
SD2810 Aeroelasticity 9.0 Second cycle
SG2805 Spacecraft Dynamics 9.0 Second cycle

Lightweight Structures (LKR)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (12.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
SD2413 Fibre Composites - Analysis and Design 6.0 Second cycle
SD2414 Fibre Composites - Materials and Manufacturing
For students who has not done Degree project, first level, in Lightweight Structures.
6.0 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
SD2432 Lightweight Design 20.0 Second cycle
SD2810 Aeroelasticity 9.0 Second cycle
SE2129 Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue 9.0 Second cycle

Year 2

Mandatory courses (6.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
SD2416 Structural Optimisation and Sandwich Design 6.0 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EH2720 Management of Projects 7.5 Second cycle
SD2415 Process Modelling for Composite Manufacturing 6.0 Second cycle
SD2432 Lightweight Design 20.0 Second cycle
SD2450 Biomechanics and Neuronics 6.0 Second cycle
SD2810 Aeroelasticity 9.0 Second cycle

Space (RMD)

Year 1

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
AH2923 Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) 7.5 Second cycle
EL2520 Control Theory and Practice, Advanced Course 7.5 Second cycle
MJ2246 Rocket Propulsion 6.0 Second cycle
SD2805 Flight Mechanics 9.0 Second cycle
SG2215 Compressible Flow 7.5 Second cycle

Year 2

Mandatory courses (21.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EF2240 Space Physics 6.0 Second cycle
EF2260 Space Environment and Spacecraft Engineering 6.0 Second cycle
SG2805 Spacecraft Dynamics 9.0 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EF2200 Plasma Physics 6.0 Second cycle
EF2245 Space Physics II 7.5 Second cycle
EH2720 Management of Projects 7.5 Second cycle
EL2620 Nonlinear Control 7.5 Second cycle

Systems Engineering (SYS)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (21.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EL2520 Control Theory and Practice, Advanced Course 7.5 Second cycle
SF1841 Optimization
For students who has not studied corresponding course before
6.0 First cycle
SF2852 Optimal Control Theory 7.5 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EL2450 Hybrid and Embedded Control Systems 7.5 Second cycle
SF2822 Applied Nonlinear Optimization 7.5 Second cycle
SF2832 Mathematical Systems Theory 7.5 Second cycle

Year 2

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EH2720 Management of Projects 7.5 Second cycle
EL2620 Nonlinear Control 7.5 Second cycle
SF2832 Mathematical Systems Theory 7.5 Second cycle