Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology
This program combines study of the general principles of complex engineering system construction with participation in satellite, drone and robotic systems-building projects. We teach students to find creative solutions to the biggest challenges of space and robotics industries
Modes and duration: 2 years (full-time)
Application deadline: June 16, 2018
Tuition fees: no tuition fee for the applicants who pass the selection process
Our graduates will possess fundamental knowledge in the field of system design and practical skills in the creation of complex systems. They will be able to:
explain a holistic view of space missions and systems
exploit space data for services/applications, such as navigation, EO, TLC
conceive, design, implement and operate space systems, with an emphasis on space sensors, payloads, and onboard systems
conduct new observations and measurements from space
advance capabilities for manned space exploration
build a career or create a startup in field of space and robotics industry
What makes Skoltech stand apart from other universities is its extraordinary environment that will make your MSc studies a major life milestone:
Lectures and practical classes are given by world-renowned experts. Students can design their own training program by choosing from a variety of courses
Science is firmly integrated into the education process: each student conducts own research projects
We provide industrial immersion: 8-week internship at leading industrial companies, where students turn their knowledge and skills into action
We supplement your academic training with the business course that provides tips on how to commercialize ideas and research findings
Mobility: over a third of our students participate in various academic mobility programs working as trainees or researchers at MIT, Harvard University, National University of Singapore, University of Calgary and other leading international universities.
Global environment: students from 40+ countries, professors and researchers from internationaly renowned labs and universities. We teach in English.
Life: once enrolled, you will get a chance to attend major international conferences, participate in science and student competitions and work on your own projects and initiatives.
Student package: Skoltech students are entitled to a monthly scholarship starting from 40,000 RUR (around 550 EUR) and health insurance.
Our graduates shape their own futures by choosing from variety of career opportunities in industry, science and business
Landing specialist positions in the Russian and international Space and Robotics industry, including Skolkovo resident companies and startups
Landing PhD positions and continuing research at leading Russian and international research entities
Starting a business on their own or through the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem with its extensive pool of experts, partners, consultants and investors
The program has a renowned faculty with international experience and broad network of collaborations:
The 2-year program comprises compulsory and recommended elective courses on the most important topics, wide set of elective courses (depending on research and professional needs of the student), entrepreneurship and innovation component, research activity and 8 weeks of industrial immersion.
Compulsory and Recommended elective courses (36 credits)
Experimental Data Processing
Dynamic Systems and Control
Space Sector Course
Spacecraft and Mission Design
Fundamentals of Remote Sensing
Introduction to Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)