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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 Mathematics, Physics & Computing
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 18 May 2022

Overview

This course forms a core coursework component for the Master of Science (Astronomy). The course provides an in-depth introduction to galactic astronomy and cosmology, and develops more general knowledge and skills in the physical sciences through the use of assignments.

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, 2022 Online
Date printed 18 May 2022