12th Postgraduate Course on Satellite Communication (SATCOM)

Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)

Co-organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

Date: 

01/08/2019 to 30/04/2020

Registration Deadline: 

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Description: 

From 1 August, 2019 until 30 April, 2020 the 12th Postgraduate Course on Satellite Communication (SATCOM)  will be conducted at the Space Application Center (SAC), in Ahmedabad, India.

The course enables the students from participating countries in preparing satellite based communications projects, policy, definition, establishment of communications systems, use of operational systems, public awareness on the benefits of satellite based communications technologies in the improvement of the quality of life. Participants will develop and strengthen their knowledge in topics such as Satellite Communication System & DSP, Earth station Technology as well as applications and Future trends in Sat-Communications.

The SAC is a premier centre for Space Applications Research and Development. Its primary goals are to conceptualize, plan and conduct research that will enable the application of space technology for the socio-economic benefits of the country.

All of the postgraduate courses are organized in two phases. Phase I is conducted in India for 9 months and consists of core modules where the emphasis lies on developing and enhancing knowledge and skills through classroom lectures, tutorials and hands on experiments. At the end of Phase I, successful candidates are given post graduate diploma by the centre. During Phase II, returning students are expected to carry out an approved project in their home countries for a period of one year.

Participants need to pay course fees.

A booklet with further information about the programme can be accessed online.

Target Audience: 

Students with a Master's degree in SatCom, GIS etc.

Venue: 

Space Applications Centre

Venue City: 

Ahmedabad

Venue Country: 

Language of event: 

English

Training type: 

academic
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