M.Sc. Planetary Sciences and Space Exploration

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Specialization Area

The specialization area, totalling 35 credit points, allows in-depth studies of specific fields through a choice of elective modules. 

  • Planetary exploration: space missions (5 CP)

  • Planetary exploration: methods and instrumentation ( 5CP)

  • Planetary surface processes and morphology (5 CP

  • Advanced remote sensing of the Earth (10 CP)

  • Introduction to advanced geodata analysis (5 CP)

  • Celestial mechanics (5 CP)

  • The outer solar system (5 CP)

  • Magnetospheres (5 CP)

  • Satellite-based meteorology (10 CP)

  • Planetary evolution and habitability (5 CP)

  • Exoplanets (5 CP)

  • Geophysical modeling of planets and moons (5 CP)

  • Numerical methods in geosciences and planetary sciences (5 CP)

  • Meteorites and the formation of terrestrial planets (5 CP)

  • Laboratory methods for the analysis of planetary materials (5 CP)

  • Planetary field trips (5 CP)

  • Several modules with current special topics (each 5 CP)