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Course summary

On this pathway, a student can study for an astrophysics degree with a programme that includes modules in space science. The physics content of the degree represents the full core material as defined by the Institute of Physics. The space content includes modules focussing on space systems, space science, rocket performance and propulsion, orbital mechanics and spacecraft communications. The course picks up on key research strengths within the physics and engineering departments including galactic and extragalactic astronomy, remote sensing, instrumentation, climate studies, and collaboration with industrial partners. Students have the opportunity to use the full suite of instrumentation at the Bayfordbury Observatory. They may also undertake an optional placement year or study abroad year as part of their studies.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band or equivalent

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

You could be eligible for a £2,000 scholarship if you achieve a tariff of 120 UCAS points (in one sitting) and are a full-time home student starting your course in September 2022. View the full eligibility criteria and further details here:

Astrophysics with Space Sciences at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS