Astronomy and Planetary Science (S10) at Open University - UCAS

Astronomy and Planetary Science (S10)

Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

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Course summary

This certificate will provide you with a basic introduction to astronomy and planetary science, and equip you with the skills for further study. You’ll investigate the stars and their life cycles; the structure of planets and their atmospheres; galaxies and quasars; space exploration; planetary processes; and the origin and evolution of the Universe – including how it might continue to evolve in the future. Key features of the course

  • Develops skills of reason and logic that are highly prized in the workplace
  • Builds a solid foundation for further study
  • Registration is expected to open in March 2020 for courses starting from October 2020.

Course details

Modules

This certificate has one stage, comprising 60 credits.


Unistats information

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How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information

There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification. However, this is an OU level 2 certificate. You should ensure that you have adequate study skills, such as gained from OU level 1 study or its equivalent, before you begin. The Science Faculty has produced the booklets Are You Ready For S282? and Are You Ready For S283? to help you to decide whether you already have the recommended background knowledge or experience to start the qualification or whether you need a little extra preparation.

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

http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/qualifications/s10#am-i-ready


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/qualifications/s10.aspx#fees-and-funding
Astronomy and Planetary Science (S10) at Open University - UCAS