In this specialist route available in our BSc (Hons) Natural Sciences (Q64), you'll develop the knowledge and skills you need to study outer space. You'll be able to objectively and quantitatively describe, analyse, test and explain phenomena in the Universe, using appropriate quantitative tools and observational methods.
Key features of the course
Includes planning and conducting astronomical observations by controlling our robotic optical telescopes at the Observatorio del Teide (Tenerife)
Covers topics like our solar system, planets orbiting other stars, the life cycle of stars, extreme conditions near black holes, and the evolutionary history of the Universe
Develops your understanding of physics concepts and processes that underpin a wide range of phenomena in the Universe
Develops mathematical, analytical, investigative, practical, communication and team working skills
- Registration is expected to open in March 2020 for courses starting from October 2020.
This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits.You’ll start Stage 1 with a 60-credit introductory science module, and study one 30-credit mathematics module combined with a further 30-credit module in a complementary subject. In Stage 2, you’ll study four 30-credit modules. In Stage 3, you’ll study two 30-credit modules, choose a further 30-credit module in a complementary subject and complete your degree with a 30-credit project module.
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
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6,048||Whole course|