University of St Andrews: Astrophysics

InstitutionUniversity of St Andrews View institution profile
Department Physics and Astronomy
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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 one of the UK’s top universities, bringing together more than six centuries of teaching and research with a contemporary global outlook. Our community of passionate and driven individuals gives us a range of bespoke postgraduate programmes that will challenge and inspire you.

St Andrews is a small university – home to just over 9,000 students, including 1,700 postgraduates – which allows us to specialise our teaching and let you get closer to our cutting-edge research. Whether you are looking to make the best possible start to your career ...

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