University of St Andrews: Astrophysics

InstitutionUniversity of St Andrews View institution profile
Department Physics and Astronomy
Study type Taught


The course material covers both theoretical and observational astrophysics and helps develop the research skills that students need to carry out research programmes in astrophysics. The taught modules include topics on observational astronomy, stars and gaseous nebulae, galaxies and cosmology, gravitational dynamics and accretion physics, astrophysical fluids, magnetofluids, radiation transfer, advanced data analysis and topics in contemporary astrophysics.


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The University of St Andrews is Scotland’s top University. Year on year some of the worlds’ brightest and most promising students come to study with us, enriching their future and ours. Six centuries of experience give us a deep understanding of what students want and need to succeed in today’s professional world. Our graduates go on to help shape the world, from ambassadors, cutting edge researchers and inventors, to market leading CEOs and experts – and even a signatory of the American declaration of independence - St Andrews will help you to realise your potential ...

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