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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Astrophysics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

LJMU's innovative MSc in Observational Astrophysics is delivered by world-leading academics and provides access to the research class robotic Liverpool Telescope.

  • Benefit from high-quality, innovative teaching
  • Gain a qualification designed to facilitate continued study at PhD level
  • Learn from world-leading researchers

An ideal choice if you have a strong background in mathematics and a good knowledge of basic physics at degree level, this programme does not require any specific knowledge of astrophysics.

In these scientific fields, entry to top-level research is almost always via the PhD route, and it is anticipated that most students taking this MSc will be interested in further study at PhD level and beyond.

Different course options

Distance without attendance | Liverpool John Moores University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Time-Domain Astrophysics - Core
Observational Astrophysics - Core
Observational Astrophysics Project - Core
Astrophysical Concepts - Core
Cosmology
Computational Astrophysics

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (credit)

£43

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum 2:2 in the physical sciences or a STEM discipline (e.g. science, technology, engineering, mathematics, etc.) a good knowledge of basic physics at degree level, and competence in mathematical techniques including calculus, differential equations and complex numbers a satisfactory reference from your employer or line manager Additional Information As this is a Distance Learning programme the usual rules in terms of UK Visas and Immigration restrictions to full-time study do not apply IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements on our website Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world (THE World University Ranking 2017/18) and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool...more

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