Taught course

Astronomy

Institution
Leiden University · Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Either a BSc degree in Physics that includes modules in Astronomy or the equivalent.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

The master's programme Astronomy covers observations using the world’s most powerful ground- and space-based telescopes, theoretical astrophysical and astrochemical modeling, large scale simulations, and laboratory experiments that mimic conditions in space.

Specialisations


In this two-year master’s programme in Astronomy you get access to cutting edge research in modern astronomy. Main focus areas include galaxies and the structures in which they are embedded, exoplanets, and star and planet formation. With seven challenging specialisations to choose from, you will be prepared for a wide variety of careers within academia, industry and the public sector.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Study Advisor
Email
studyadvisor@strw.leidenuniv.nl
Phone
+31 (0)71 527 6380