Cardiff University: Astrophysics

InstitutionCardiff University View institution profile
Department School of Physics and Astronomy
Web https://www.cardiff.ac.uk
Email physics-admissions@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)29 2087 6457
Study type Taught

Summary

Our MSc in Astrophysics is a full-time degree course which aims to provide specialist training and an edge in a highly competitive recruitment market to students who wish to work in the field of astrophysics. On the course, we will cover theoretical, observational and instrumental areas in astrophysics and other scientific disciplines. We encourage you to develop a critical awareness of current research problems and new insights at the forefront of astronomy and astrophysics. We will also discuss the working context of the modern astrophysicist, including the safety, ethical, and research environments.

On completing the course students should be able to pursue a career in academic research, physical science industrial practice, research and development, or in other highly-skilled numerate careers.

Distinctive features:
- Tailor the course to your interests with our broad range of optional modules.

- Benefit from our School-based facilities including laboratories and computing facilities.

- Research-led MSc programme, with taught components delivered by experts in their field.

- You will be part of the School’s postgraduate community and will have the support of a personal tutor.

- The high level analytical and numeracy skills that are the basis of this course will open up opportunities in a wide range of professions.

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Cardiff University is an ambitious, innovative and vibrant university, ranked in the top 150 universities in the world. We are the only Russell Group University in Wales and are incredibly proud of our diverse community, with over 31,000 students enrolled, representing more than 100 countries.

Academic life at Cardiff University is challenging and rewarding, with our students being taught by leading academics in over 200 taught Masters’, diplomas and certificates across the University. We also offer a selection of part-time study postgraduate courses and standalone modules in a number of subject areas.

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