First semester

Academic session of around 500 hours, provided by INP- ENSEEIHT permanent professors and experts from the aerospace Industry bringing current knowledge and experience, including:

  • Lectures, tutorials, experimental and practical sessions, online exercises, practical works in team, simulation with MATLAB, OPENSAND, or specific software,
  • A project addressing the design and dimensioning of a complete satcom system
  • A tutored project aiming to gain system-wide knowledge on a dedicated system
  • Conferences, demonstrations in laboratory, experimentations on links, …

Part 1 - Basic techniques

Signal processing for communications, digital communications, coding applied to the satellite channel, spread spectrum techniques, network & telecommunication protocols, radio frequency links, digital filter banks, digital communications receivers and SDR technology


Part 2 - Space techniques & Applications

Introduction to satellite communications, communications satellites, satellite Payloads, earth stations and terminals, satellite System Design project, introduction to satellite navigation systems, optical satellite communications
Satellite based computer networks, mobile & multimedia satellite communications, markets, regulations and Applications of Satcom , project Management

Part 3 - Tutored project


Second semester

Students have to conduct a professional thesis in the aerospace Industry or in a laboratory, in France or abroad, supervised by a tutor from the host organisation and from ENSEEIHT. The thesis is concluded by the preparation of a report and a public defense.

Contactez l’ENSEEIHT

L’École Nationale Supérieure d'Électrotechnique, d'Électronique, d'Informatique, d'Hydraulique et des Télécommunications

2, rue Charles Camichel - BP 7122
31071 Toulouse Cedex 7, France

+33 (0)5 34 32 20 00



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