Unit

School Of Science

Space Instrumentation, Technology and CommunicationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301248.2

Discipline: ASTRONOMY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Nicholas Tothill


Assumed Knowledge
Knowledge of Mathematics equivalent to 2-unit HSC, and experience with the use of computer software such as Excel or Word would be beneficial. Previous experience of statistics or computer programming will be an advantage but is not essential.


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Student must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
The Space Instrumentation, Technology and Communication unit is focussed on the application of space technology in industrial settings. Its main objective is to provide a sound knowledge of the underlying principles which form a thorough basis for careers in space technology, satellite communications and related fields. This unit gives the student grounding in the technologies used in space science. By considering the underlying scientific principles and case studies of the instrumentation used in space, students will not only understand the current state of the art in space science, but also the foundations of the field in order to be able to stay current in this fast-moving field. Content includes but is not limited to: Imaging, Detectors, Principles of Communication, and Principles of Space Technology.


Courses
3698.4Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)CURRENT
3699.4Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCURRENT
3735.1Master of Data ScienceCONTINUING
3735.2Master of Data ScienceCURRENT
3749.2Master of ScienceCURRENT
3776.1Graduate Certificate in Science (Exit only)CURRENT
3777.1Graduate Diploma in Science (Exit only)CURRENT
3780.1Master of Information and Communications Technology/Master of Data ScienceCURRENT
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT


Specialisations

A3037.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway A - 2.5 yearsCURRENT
ST3063.1Space ScienceCURRENT




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