The Bachelor of Space Science will develop critical skills in space science and technology, connecting the upstream (build/launch) and downstream (application of space-related products and services) industries.
This degree encompasses multiple partnerships with national and international space companies and space agencies. Industry connections include Space Applications Services, Electro Optic Systems, Geoscience Australia and space agencies of countries around the world, such as USA (NASA), Japan, (JAXA), Europe (ESA) and Germany (DLR). Facilities at RMIT include the RMIT Optical Telescope, the SPACE Research Centre and the Virtual Experiences Laboratory, as well as the Space Industry Hub
There is no degree quite like this one in Australia. We lead the way in both space science and engineering research. We provide a unique mix of physics, engineering, geospatial science, mathematics, and specialised space studies.
During your studies, you'll have the opportunity to undertake a 12-week industry placement so that you can immerse yourself in the world of space. Some of these placements are run through Saber Astronautics, Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO.
Our facilities include: physics and engineering laboratories, workshops, the SPACE Research Centre (satellite tracking and satellite navigation units), RMIT Mission Control Training Centre, the Space Physics Laboratory and ROO, and the RMIT Optical Observatory at our Bundoora Campus.