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Prospectus

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First year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Analyse 1 6
Analyse 1 NA 6
Analyse 2 6
Analyse 2 NA 6
Elektrische en Magnetische Velden 5
Experimentele Natuurkunde (deel 1) 4
Inleiding Astrofysica 4
Klassieke Mechanica a 5
Lineaire Algebra 1 6
Lineaire Algebra 1 NA 6
Optica 5
Planetary Systems 4
Praktische Sterrenkunde 4
Presenteren en Communiceren 1 2
Programming NA 5
Speciale Relativiteitstheorie 3
Wiskunde Basisvaardigheden 1

Total: 60 EC

Second year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Analyse 3 NA 6
Astronomical Observing Techniques 5
Astronomy Lab and Observing Project 5
Classical Electrodynamics 4
Classical Mechanics b 3
Galaxies and Cosmology 5
Lineaire algebra 2 6
Lineaire Algebra 2 NA 6
Modern Astronomical Research 3
Presentation and Communication 2 1
Quantum Mechanics 1 7
Quantum Mechanics 2 5
Statistical Physics 1 6
Stars 4

Total: 60 EC

Third year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2
On being a Scientist 3
Radiative Processes 5
Bachelor Research Project (S) 19
Bachelor Thesis and Presentation [3 + 1 EC] 4
Statistics for Astronomy and Physics students 5

Electives [24 EC]

Total: 60 EC

Electives

In consultation with the Study Advisor Astronomy, a choice of electives can be made from the list below:

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Overview Electives

Algoritmiek 6
Astrobiology 3
Atomic and Molecular Physics 6
Computer Graphics 6
Databases 6
Data Mining 6
Introduction to Solid State Physics 3
Inleiding Kansrekening 6
Keerpunten in de Geschiedenis van de Natuurwetenschappen 5
Mathematical Methods of Physics 6
Numerieke Methoden 1 (TUD) 6
Physics of Elementary Particles 6
Relativistic Electrodynamics 3
Signal Processing and Noise 6
Statistical Physics 2 6

Or a choice [3 - 6 EC] of:

Contact

Study Advisor Astronomy Wouter Schrier, MSc E-mail: studyadvisor@strw.leidenuniv.nl