Space Science, Testamur Major (T030)

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: T030

Previous Code: ST3063.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs:  Yes.  Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.

Space Science is a fast-growing area in science with a broad range of applications. The Space Science major aims to equip graduates with advanced knowledge and skills in the disciplines of Space Science, Computing and Data Science. This major covers fundamental Space Science, statistical analysis, machine learning, deep learning, Data Science, ICT, Space Law, Astrophysics, as well as various Space Science applications. Students will also learn the basic theories and algorithms that are essential in the design and development of Space Science.


Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal
Penrith Campus Internal

Major Structure

Students must complete 40 credit points as follows:

Subject Title Credit Points
PHYS 7001A Cosmic Perspective10
LAWS 7026International Space Law - Commercial Aspects10
PHYS 7002Space Instrumentation, Technology and Communication10
PHYS 7003Space Science, Planetary Science and Meteorology10
Total Credit Points40