Astrophysics MSc

Course Introduction

<p>Explore the darkest reaches of the universe with our Astrophysics MSc and gain a detailed insight into the fundamentals of astrophysics. We offer one of the broadest ranges of higher level astrophysics modules in the UK, so you can create a bespoke MSc tailored to you own interests.</p> <ul> <li>study while you work with our flexible programme structure</li> <li>Be eligible for membership of the Royal Astronomical Society and use of their facilities</li> <li>Gain specialist research skills ? excellent preparation for a PhD</li> <li>Study in one of the UK's top-rated Schools: we're joint first in London for physics research outputs (REF 2014)</li> <li>Be taught by our distinguished international experts and have regular contact with them throughout the programme</li> </ul> <p><strong>Facilities</strong></p> <ul> <li>Leading research infrastructure at CERN and the Rutherford Appleton Laboratories</li> <li>Mission data from Queen Mary collaborations such as Cassini, CLUSTER and the VISTA telescope</li> <li>Our Astronomical Observatory</li> <li>Super-fast research networks and worldwide grid computing facilities, such as MidPlus and GridPP, as well as a number of high- performance clusters</li> <li>Experimental facilities in the School, such as clean rooms, workshops and laboratories</li> </ul> <p><strong>Career paths</strong></p> <p>We have been preparing students for careers in astrophysics research since 1972. Several of our alumni hold posts at prestigious universities in the UK and internationally, including the University of Cambridge.</p> <p>You will be given a comprehensive training in research methods, substantial independent project work and access to the expertise and culture of the department, all excellent preparation for a doctorate in astrophysics.</p> <p>Recent graduates of our MSc programmes have gone on to PhD studies and positions such as:</p> <ul> <li>Business and data analyst</li> <li>Consultant</li> <li>Data scientist</li> <li>Programming analyst.</li> </ul> <p></p>

Start Date

EXPECTED OCT-2021.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,450 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,450 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £11,400 Overseas Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in a subject with substantial Physics, Mathematics and/or Astronomy content.