Research course

Astronomy Education

Institution
Open University · School of Physical Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 degree in physics or a related subject (or equivalent)

Months of entry

October

Course content

Academics in the Astronomy Research Group have led a number of education research projects, in collaboration with eSTEeM , the OU centre for STEM pedagogy. These projects focus on all aspects of teaching and learning across the physical sciences curriculum, including themes of innovative assessment, online/on-screen delivery, remote-access experiments, and supporting students. Related information can be found under the Physics Discipline’s Education Research Topic.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    15 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Administrative support
Email
STEM-SPS-phD-Admin@open.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1908 858253