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Course summary

Discover more about our universe by exploring the skies and gain the theoretical understanding and practical application of education with its influence on individuals and society by studying for an Astrophysics and Education BSc. This will equip you with advanced critical thinking, mathematical and problem solving skills and the ability to critically analyse and communicate effectively. It will build valuable skills enabling you to move into a variety of careers or to pursue further study. Why choose this course?

  • Global Top 300 for Education (Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings, 2023)
  • Access to Keele's state-of-the-art Central Science Laboratories (CSL)
  • Professional accreditation pathway available in Astrophysics
  • Discover diverse cultures through an international year at a partner university across the globe
The Astrophysics part of the degree will see you apply physics to understand how the universe works and possibly investigate questions such as 'is there an Earth-like planet around another star?' 'Is there a black hole at the centre of every galaxy?' And 'why is the expansion of the Universe accelerating?'. These are questions that astrophysics helps you discover the answer to. Education explores the nature of learning as well as core elements including policy, teaching and practice. You will actively engage with discussions around various topics such as psychological, sociological and cultural influences in education, and consider how these may evolve in the future. You will explore explore key issues and challenges associated with teaching and learning at different levels, such as primary and secondary. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Modules

For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
FX53
Institution code:
K12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/astrophysicsandeducation/#entry-requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
87%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website: keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/tuitionfeesandfunding/undergraduatetuitionfees/
Education and Astrophysics at Keele University - UCAS