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School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

MSc Astrophysics

The study of Astrophysics at postgraduate level (MSc, PGCert) allows an exploration of the wonder of the Universe in greater depth, while also developing the key problem solving and technical skills that are highly valued in both academia and industry.

We offer the following postgraduate programmes; to apply, please visit the relevant link:

Postgraduate study in Astrophysics at Queen Mary offers the following benefits:

  • Taught courses by world-class experts across a wide range of topics in modern astrophysics, including both theoretical and observational approaches
  • Cutting-edge research projects carried out with leading academics and researchers in a highly active world-leading research group, with strong involvement in international facilities and space missions
  • Ability for students to select from a wide range of modules and research projects to create a bespoke programme tailored to their interests
  • Ability to transition to Astrophysics from other disciplines, including (but not limited to) physics, maths, and some engineering disciplines
  • Optional modules in machine learning for students wishing to develop skills in this increasingly important area
  • High success rates for employment and further study (e.g., at PhD level) in related fields, such as academia or industry
  • Based in London, a strong focal point for UK Astrophysics, with nearby events and facilities at the University of London and Royal Astronomical Society

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