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PHY8003 Galactic Astronomy and Cosmology

Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences

Other requisites

Students must be enrolled in the course via USQ Professional Development or via the MSCN.

Students will require access to e-mail and internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

This course introduces galactic and extragalactic astronomy, and cosmology. Topics covered in this course include The Milky Way Galaxy, The Nature of Galaxies, Galactic Evolution, The Structure of the Universe, Active Galaxies, Cosmology, and The Early Universe. Additional topics develop scientific skills through the use of assignments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2015 External