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Master in Space Sciences
Or
Th
Pr
Au
Credits

First Year

Compulsory courses

SPAT0039-1

Spectroscopy in Astrophysics and Geophysics - Jerôme Loicq

20
10
-
3

PHYS0124-1

Instrumental Optics I - Serge Habraken

20
15
-
3

SPAT0040-1

Fluid mechanics - Pierre Dauby

20
10
-
3

SPAT0001-1

Plasma Physics - Hervé Lamy, Anne Thoul

25
5
-
3

SPAT0002-1

Numerical methods and programming basics - Guy Munhoven

10
20
-
3

Optional courses

Choose, in agreement with the Jury, several courses totalling 12 credits, from the two options offered below or from other Masters programmes, in particular the Masters in Civil Engineering and Aerospace :

Astrophysics

SPAT0064-1

Solar physics, activity phenomena and solar-earth relations - Frédéric Clette

20
10
-
3

SPAT0056-1

Planetary and exoplanetary atmospheres - Jean-Claude Gérard, Denis Grodent

30
15
-
5

SPAT0043-1

Small bodies in the solar system - Emmanuel Jehin

15
5
-
2

SPAT0044-1

Stellar Structure and evolution I - Marc-Antoine Dupret

20
20
-
3

SPAT0045-1

Stellar structure and evolution II - Marc-Antoine Dupret

20
20
-
3

SPAT0005-1

Stellar stability and asteroseismology - Marc-Antoine Dupret

30
10
-
4

SPAT0007-2

Variable stars - Grégor Rauw

20
10
-
3

SPAT0006-1

Stellar atmospheres - Grégor Rauw

20
10
-
3

SPAT0008-1

Interstellar Medium - Damien Hutsemekers, Yaël Nazé

20
10
-
3

GEOL0263-1

Astrobiology - Philippe Claeys, Véronique Dehant, Moreno Galleni, Emmanuelle Javaux, Yaël Nazé, Annick Wilmotte (Even years)

30
15
-
4

SPAT0009-1

High-energy astrophysics - Grégor Rauw

25
5
-
4

SPAT0010-1

Theoretical physical cosmology - Christian Barbier, Michel Tytgat

40
-
-
4

SPAT0011-1

Extragalactic astrophysics - Pierre Magain

20
10
-
3

SPAT0012-1

General relativity - Yves De Rop

60
-
-
6

SPAT0014-1

Introduction to time series analysis - Eric Gosset

20
5
-
3

PHYS0125-3

Instrumental Optics II - Serge Habraken

25
30
-
5

SPAT0015-1

Signal acquisition and processing : application to embedded systems - Christian Servais

10
30
-
4

SSTG0043-1

Placement - N... - Suppl : Christian Barbier, Yaël Nazé, Grégor Rauw, Jean-Pierre Swings

-
140
-
10

AERO0018-3

Space Experiment Development - Pierre Rochus

30
30
-
5

SPAT0017-1

Current questions and seminars - Alberto Borges, Jean-René Cudell, Benoît Hubert, Damien Hutsemekers

-
30
-
3

SPAT0018-1

Evolution of ideas in Astronomy - Yaël Nazé

15
-
-
2

SPAT0019-1

Special Relativity - Jean Surdej

15
-
-
2

SPAT0020-2

Introduction to astrochemistry - Michaël De Becker

30
10
-
4

SPAT0021-1

Introduction to astroparticles - Joseph Cugnon

20
10
-
3

SPAT0060-1

Astroparticles, Part 1 : Astroparticles and standard model - Jean-René Cudell

20
10
-
4

SPAT0060-2

Astroparticles, Part 2 : Astroparticles and gravitational effects - Jean-René Cudell

10
5
-
2

SPAT0061-1

Group theory and astroparticles - Diego Aristizabal Sierra

30
-
-
3

SPAT0062-1

Quantum field theory, Part 1 : Quantum electrodynamics - Jean-René Cudell

20
10
-
4

SPAT0062-2

Quantum field theory, Part 2 : Elements of renormalization - Jean-René Cudell

10
5
-
2

PHYS2012-1

Relativistic quantum mechanics and relativistic statistics - Peter Schlagheck

20
5
-
3

SPAT0063-1

Introduction to exoplanetary - Michaël Gillon

15
5
-
2

Earth and Planetary Sciences

SPAT0023-1

Terrestrial magnetosphere and polar lights - Benoît Hubert

30
10
-
4

SPAT0024-2

Meteorology - Louis François

40
20
-
6

OCEA0072-1

Geophysical fluid dynamics - Part 2 - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q1
30
15
-
5

OCEA0059-2

Remote Sensing of the Oceans, Introduction to satellite oceanography (english language) - Yves Cornet

15
15
-
3

OCEA0045-1

Statistical methods of analysis of oceanographic data - Aïda Alvera Azcarate

20
10
-
3

GEOG0037-1

GNSS : Theory and applications - René Warnant

35
15
-
5

GEOG0038-1

Space geodesy - René Warnant - [1d FW]

20
-
[+]
3

SPAT0025-1

Environmental modelling - Louis François, Guy Munhoven

20
10
-
4

SPAT0026-1

Paleoenvironment and evolution of the Earth system - Louis François

30
10
-
4

SPAT0027-3

Climate change and impacts - Louis François, Guy Munhoven

15
45
-
5

SPAT0028-2

Planetary magnetospheres and aurorae - Denis Grodent

20
10
-
3

OCEA0081-1

Numerical Methods in Geophysics - Part 2 - Jean-Marie Beckers

15
30
-
5

SPAT0064-1

Solar physics, activity phenomena and solar-earth relations - Frédéric Clette

20
10
-
3

SPAT0056-1

Planetary and exoplanetary atmospheres - Jean-Claude Gérard, Denis Grodent

30
15
-
5

SPAT0043-1

Small bodies in the solar system - Emmanuel Jehin

15
5
-
2

GEOL0263-1

Astrobiology - Philippe Claeys, Véronique Dehant, Moreno Galleni, Emmanuelle Javaux, Yaël Nazé, Annick Wilmotte (Even years)

30
15
-
4

SPAT0014-1

Introduction to time series analysis - Eric Gosset

20
5
-
3

PHYS0125-3

Instrumental Optics II - Serge Habraken

25
30
-
5

SPAT0015-1

Signal acquisition and processing : application to embedded systems - Christian Servais

10
30
-
4

SSTG0043-1

Placement - N... - Suppl : Christian Barbier, Yaël Nazé, Grégor Rauw, Jean-Pierre Swings

-
140
-
10

AERO0018-3

Space Experiment Development - Pierre Rochus

30
30
-
5

SPAT0029-1

Space environment - Denis Grodent

15
15
-
3

SPAT0032-2

Remote sensing - Christian Barbier

30
30
-
5

SPAT0063-1

Introduction to exoplanetary - Michaël Gillon

15
5
-
2

Research Focus

Compulsory courses

SPAT0033-1

Astrophysics - Pierre Magain

30
15
-
4,5

SPAT0055-1

Atmosphere of Earth - Denis Grodent

30
15
-
4,5

OCEA0071-1

Geophysical fluid dynamics - Part 1 - Jean-Marie Beckers

30
15
-
4,5

SPAT0035-1

Space exploration - Grégor Rauw

30
10
-
4

SPAT0036-1

Celestial mechanics and space trajectories - Grégor Rauw

20
10
-
3

PHYS0931-1

Data processing - Pierre Magain

15
30
-
3

SPAT0057-1

Observing the Sky - Jean Surdej - [5d FW]

20
10
[+]
5

SPAT0058-1

Observing Earth from space - N... - Suppl : Christian Barbier

15
-
-
1,5

Second year

Compulsory course

SMEM0029-1

Final thesis - Collégialité

-
-
-
27

Optional courses
[...]Choose, in agreement with the Jury, several courses totalling 9 credits, from the two options offered below or from other Masters programmes, in particular the Masters in Civil Engineering and Aerospace :9

Choose one option from the following :

Option Astrophysics

Choose courses, with the approval of the Jury, totalling 24 credits amongst :

SPAT0064-1

Solar physics, activity phenomena and solar-earth relations - Frédéric Clette

20
10
-
3

SPAT0056-1

Planetary and exoplanetary atmospheres - Jean-Claude Gérard, Denis Grodent

30
15
-
5

SPAT0043-1

Small bodies in the solar system - Emmanuel Jehin

15
5
-
2

SPAT0044-1

Stellar Structure and evolution I - Marc-Antoine Dupret

20
20
-
3

SPAT0045-1

Stellar structure and evolution II - Marc-Antoine Dupret

20
20
-
3

SPAT0005-1

Stellar stability and asteroseismology - Marc-Antoine Dupret

30
10
-
4

SPAT0007-2

Variable stars - Grégor Rauw

20
10
-
3

SPAT0006-1

Stellar atmospheres - Grégor Rauw

20
10
-
3

SPAT0008-1

Interstellar Medium - Damien Hutsemekers, Yaël Nazé

20
10
-
3

GEOL0263-1

Astrobiology - Philippe Claeys, Véronique Dehant, Moreno Galleni, Emmanuelle Javaux, Yaël Nazé, Annick Wilmotte (Even years)

30
15
-
4

SPAT0009-1

High-energy astrophysics - Grégor Rauw

25
5
-
4

SPAT0010-1

Theoretical physical cosmology - Christian Barbier, Michel Tytgat

40
-
-
4

SPAT0011-1

Extragalactic astrophysics - Pierre Magain

20
10
-
3

SPAT0012-1

General relativity - Yves De Rop

60
-
-
6

SPAT0014-1

Introduction to time series analysis - Eric Gosset

20
5
-
3

PHYS0125-3

Instrumental Optics II - Serge Habraken

25
30
-
5

SPAT0015-1

Signal acquisition and processing : application to embedded systems - Christian Servais

10
30
-
4

SSTG0043-1

Placement - N... - Suppl : Christian Barbier, Yaël Nazé, Grégor Rauw, Jean-Pierre Swings

-
140
-
10

AERO0018-3

Space Experiment Development - Pierre Rochus

30
30
-
5

SPAT0017-1

Current questions and seminars - Alberto Borges, Jean-René Cudell, Benoît Hubert, Damien Hutsemekers

-
30
-
3

SPAT0018-1

Evolution of ideas in Astronomy - Yaël Nazé

15
-
-
2

SPAT0019-1

Special Relativity - Jean Surdej

15
-
-
2

SPAT0020-2

Introduction to astrochemistry - Michaël De Becker

30
10
-
4

SPAT0021-1

Introduction to astroparticles - Joseph Cugnon

20
10
-
3

SPAT0060-1

Astroparticles, Part 1 : Astroparticles and standard model - Jean-René Cudell

20
10
-
4

SPAT0060-2

Astroparticles, Part 2 : Astroparticles and gravitational effects - Jean-René Cudell

10
5
-
2

SPAT0061-1

Group theory and astroparticles - Diego Aristizabal Sierra

30
-
-
3

SPAT0062-1

Quantum field theory, Part 1 : Quantum electrodynamics - Jean-René Cudell

20
10
-
4

SPAT0062-2

Quantum field theory, Part 2 : Elements of renormalization - Jean-René Cudell

10
5
-
2

PHYS2012-1

Relativistic quantum mechanics and relativistic statistics - Peter Schlagheck

20
5
-
3

SPAT0063-1

Introduction to exoplanetary - Michaël Gillon

15
5
-
2

Option Earth and Planetary Sciences

Choose courses, with the approval of the Jury, totalling 24 credits amongst :

SPAT0023-1

Terrestrial magnetosphere and polar lights - Benoît Hubert

30
10
-
4

SPAT0024-2

Meteorology - Louis François

40
20
-
6

OCEA0072-1

Geophysical fluid dynamics - Part 2 - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q1
30
15
-
5

OCEA0059-2

Remote Sensing of the Oceans, Introduction to satellite oceanography (english language) - Yves Cornet

15
15
-
3

OCEA0045-1

Statistical methods of analysis of oceanographic data - Aïda Alvera Azcarate

20
10
-
3

GEOG0037-1

GNSS : Theory and applications - René Warnant

35
15
-
5

GEOG0038-1

Space geodesy - René Warnant - [1d FW]

20
-
[+]
3

SPAT0025-1

Environmental modelling - Louis François, Guy Munhoven

20
10
-
4

SPAT0026-1

Paleoenvironment and evolution of the Earth system - Louis François

30
10
-
4

SPAT0027-3

Climate change and impacts - Louis François, Guy Munhoven

15
45
-
5

SPAT0028-2

Planetary magnetospheres and aurorae - Denis Grodent

20
10
-
3

OCEA0081-1

Numerical Methods in Geophysics - Part 2 - Jean-Marie Beckers

15
30
-
5

SPAT0064-1

Solar physics, activity phenomena and solar-earth relations - Frédéric Clette

20
10
-
3

SPAT0056-1

Planetary and exoplanetary atmospheres - Jean-Claude Gérard, Denis Grodent

30
15
-
5

SPAT0043-1

Small bodies in the solar system - Emmanuel Jehin

15
5
-
2

GEOL0263-1

Astrobiology - Philippe Claeys, Véronique Dehant, Moreno Galleni, Emmanuelle Javaux, Yaël Nazé, Annick Wilmotte (Even years)

30
15
-
4

SPAT0014-1

Introduction to time series analysis - Eric Gosset

20
5
-
3

PHYS0125-3

Instrumental Optics II - Serge Habraken

25
30
-
5

SPAT0015-1

Signal acquisition and processing : application to embedded systems - Christian Servais

10
30
-
4

SSTG0043-1

Placement - N... - Suppl : Christian Barbier, Yaël Nazé, Grégor Rauw, Jean-Pierre Swings

-
140
-
10

AERO0018-3

Space Experiment Development - Pierre Rochus

30
30
-
5

SPAT0029-1

Space environment - Denis Grodent

15
15
-
3

SPAT0032-2

Remote sensing - Christian Barbier

30
30
-
5

SPAT0063-1

Introduction to exoplanetary - Michaël Gillon

15
5
-
2


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