Taught course

Observational Astrophysics

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a minimum 2:2 in the physical sciences or a STEM discipline (e.g. science, technology, engineering, mathematics, etc.)
  • a good knowledge of basic physics at degree level, and competence in mathematical techniques including calculus, differential equations and complex numbers
  • a satisfactory reference from your employer or line manager
Additional Information
  • As this is a Distance Learning programme the usual rules in terms of UK Visas and Immigration restrictions to full-time study do not apply
  • IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each component)
  • Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
If you have any specific queries, please contact fetadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

Course content

LJMU's innovative MSc in Observational Astrophysics is delivered by world-leading academics and provides access to the research class robotic Liverpool Telescope.
  • Benefit from high-quality, innovative teaching
  • Gain a qualification designed to facilitate continued study at PhD level
  • Learn from world-leading researchers
An ideal choice if you have a strong background in mathematics and a good knowledge of basic physics at degree level, this programme does not require any specific knowledge of astrophysics.

In these scientific fields, entry to top-level research is almost always via the PhD route, and it is anticipated that most students taking this MSc will be interested in further study at PhD level and beyond.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months
distance learning
12-24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090