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Observational Astrophysics (Distance Learning)

This programme emphasises independent student learning and each module provides students with the opportunity to explore current literature, with support from experienced tutors, all of whom are engaged in astrophysical research.

Course modules

Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study.

Level 7
•Astrophysical Concepts
•Astrophysical Observations
•Time-domain Astrophysics
•Computational Astrophysics
•Observational Research Project

Assessment methods

Written examinations, research project and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 35 (Credit) Home/EU 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,600 (Year 1) International 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,300 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 Months

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