Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


  • After this course the student knows how space projects are managed, and is able to find and apply information independently.
  • She/he demonstrates group work skills and efficient time management.
  • The student fluently uses ITC tools and measurement techniques.
  • She/he proficiently reads and writes documentation.
  • She/he is familiar with system design tools, such as budgets and tables.
  • Additionally she/he has gained practical skills on her/his specialization area.

Credits: 5 - 10

Schedule: 04.09.2023 - 09.06.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Jaan Praks, Esa Kallio

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    • The course consists of various assignments in ongoing space projects. 
    • The project can be related to various subsystems and payloads in different development stages, starting from breadboards to flight model testing. 
    • Work assignments may be related to various engineering fields, from mechanical design to embedded system programming. 
    • The work is suitable for students from a wide variety of disciplines.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The work assessment is done according to deliverables by using self evaluation, peer review and expert assessment.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    For 5 ECTS: Mostly independent work under personal supervision. 


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I - Summer
    2023-2024 Autumn I - Summer

    Enrollment :

    Registration to supervising professor.