Jute, Jam and Jupiter: Exploring space from Dundee
Image credit: Jakub Stepanovic
If you’re a fan of space and have always dreamed of the day your career blasts off, we think we might have the next best thing – getting a place on our Astrophysics degree at the University of Dundee.
Why? Because Dundee has some incredible connections to the final frontier. Don’t believe us?
1 – We have spin-offs starring in inter-stellar missions
World-leading research on spacecraft technology has been taking place at the University for over 20 years, led by University spin-off STAR-Dundee.
Find out more about their amazing tech here.
2 – Dundee has one of the best places to see the stars
4 – We receive live images from space
Our Space Technology Centre conducts nationally and internationally leading research into several areas of space technology:
- spacecraft onboard data handling
- planetary lander technology
- satellite data reception
This also means we get some of the most amazing views from space
5 – You can study Science Fiction too
A one-year masters course, where you study science fiction literature, film, and comics, from the early in the 19th century to date, and have the chance to incorporate your own creative practice into your studies.