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School of Physics and Astronomy


The Astronomy Unit participates in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, making use of our broad-ranging research interests to offer taught modules and projects at the forefront of astronomy and astrophysics.


BSc Astrophysics

MSci Astrophysics

Specialise in the topic of astrophysics, whilst gaining the same wide range of physics knowledge and skills as our physics degree. 

Postgraduate taught

MSc Astrophysics (full time or part time)

A one or two year postgraduate course (one year full-time, two year part-time) consisting of eight taught modules and a project in which you can extend and deepen your knowledge across different areas of astrophysics as well as explore one area in depth during the project.

Postgraduate Certificate in Astronomy and Astrophysics (Part-time 9 months)

A nine-month programme taken part-time, consisting of four modules (two in each semester).