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PHY8003 Galactic Astronomy and Cosmology

Short Description: Galactic Astronomy & Cosmology
Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 010303 - Astronomy
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 19 April 2019

Other requisites

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

Students who have enrolled in or completed PHY3307 cannot enrol in this course.

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, 2019 Online