Many courses contain research or hands-on components that develop skills and knowledge in the latest advances in astronomy and astrophysics. They also offer training in areas highly relevant outside of academia, e.g. project management, computer programing, and problem solving skills.
Some of the courses at the Australian National University may include the acquisition and analysis of telescope data, the development of theoretical models, or the development and testing of new astronomical instrumentation.
- Demonstrate high level knowledge in Astronomy and Astrophysics and relate it to a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary contexts;
- Apply their knowledge in the discipline to new problems;
- Interpret, synthesise and critically analyse new published literature of relevance to Astronomy & Astrophysics;
- Demonstrate skills relevant to research methodology and techniques for Astronomy & Astrophysics;
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of science in society;
- Clearly communicate theory and results in both written and oral formats with university staff, peer students and the wider community on Astronomy & Astrophysics topics.
- Galaxies and Cosmology
- Astrophysical Processes
- Astrophysical Gas Dynamics
- High Energy Astrophysics
- Astronomical Computing
- Stellar Atmospheres and Spectroscopy
- Diffuse Matter in the Universe
- Star Formation
- Observational Techniques
- Optical Instrumentation
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesPhysics Astronomy & Space Sciences View 9 other Masters in Astronomy & Space Sciences in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS Code: 0101476
Applicants must present a Bachelor degree or international equivalent
- with a minimum GPA of at least 5.0/7.0
- with at least 8 courses in a cognate discipline, which must also have a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0.
- with a minimum of 2 courses of undergraduate second year Physics; and a minimum of 1 course of undergraduate second year Mathematics.
- Astronomy & Astrophysics, Computer Science, Earth & Marine Sciences, Physics, Mathematics
International47940 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 47940 AUD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Canberra
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.