Structure of the programme
This two-year programme consists of advanced Astronomy courses, two research projects in Astronomy, and courses on science topics related to Astronomy. It allows the broadest programme, including a significant component from adjacent fields (Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science) and prepares students for conducting independent research in Astronomy.
Programme (120 EC)
|Astronomy Core Courses, at least||18||500|
|Instrumentation-related Astronomy Courses, at least||6||400-500|
|Astronomy Courses of any type||12||400-500|
|First Research Project||30||500|
|Master's Research Project||30||600|
Master Study Plan
At the start of the master’s programme, students are required to draw up the Master Study Plan: a complete list of planned courses and projects for two subsequent academic years in consultation with the Study Advisor Astronomy. To select courses, consult the course list for academic year 2018-2019 (see below) and the preliminary course list for academic year 2019-2020.
For more information on the specific requirements of this specialisation, see the appendix of the Course and Examination Regulations.