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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Astrophysics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This MSc in Astrophysics is delivered by world-leading researchers at Liverpool John Moores University and is designed to facilitate further postgraduate and PhD study.

  • Access the two metre research-class robotic Liverpool telescope - designed and built by LJMU experts
  • Learn from academics who are world-leading researchers
  • Carry out original research in a wide range of areas
  • Gain a qualification which facilitates continued study at PhD level

An ideal choice if you prefer the flexibility of studying remotely and gaining a Masters qualification by distance learning. Each module provides the opportunity to explore current literature, with support from experienced tutors, all of whom are engaged in cutting-edge astrophysical research.

Many of the research topics are observational studies, which can be supported by access to the Liverpool Telescope, a two metre aperture research-quality robotic telescope, sited on La Palma in the Canary Islands.

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

Astrophysics Project - Core
Observational Astrophysics - Core
Astrophysical Concepts - Core
Astrophysical Observations
Computational Astrophysics
Time-domain Astrophysics
Cosmology
Research Project

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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