A lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above in a physics-, mathematics- or astronomy-based subject. Other degrees will be considered on an individual basis but applicants are generally expected to have a significant mathematical or physical background, including calculus, differential equations, mechanics, electrodynamics and quantum mechanics.
Months of entry
Explore astronomy and astrophysics at an advanced level, with an emphasis on theoretical astronomy.
This course is for you if you have graduated from an applied mathematics- or physics-based degree and wish to learn how to apply your knowledge to astronomy.
It’s one of only three full-time, broad-based astronomy MSc courses in the UK.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Please visit our website for latest fees information: https://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/2017/mathematical-and-physical-sciences/astronomy-msc
The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study. For full details of our scholarships please visit: Masters Scholarships
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||25|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||25|
|Dissertation||50 (20000 words)|
Course contact details
- Student Recruitment Services
- +44 (0)1273 873254