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|Application deadline:||January 15|
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|Start date:||September 2013|
|Credits:|| 120 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||24 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
The Department of Astronomy's new Master's programme gives you a well-rounded and broad education in astronomy but also a number of options to specialize in an area of astronomy of your own choice. The two-year programme leads to a Master of Science degree in Astronomy. A bachelor of science degree in physics (or equivalent) is required to enter the programme. The Master's programme is given in English.
Astronomers with a Master's degree from 'Fysiklinjen' with a major in astronomy (the precursor to the astronomy programme) work in many varying areas. The education also offers a good foundation for PhD studies.
The programme requires a Bachelor's degree in physics (or equivalent). A Bachelor degree with a major in astronomy is given in cooperation with the physics department at Stockholm University, Fysikum. However, regular bachelor degrees in physics also fulfill the requirements, regardless whether they were awarded by Stockholm University or another institution. Degrees awarded by institutions outside the EEA may also fulfill the requirements.
The first one and a half years of the Master's programme consist of advanced courses in astronomy. The courses cover observational techniques, gas dynamics, stellar structure and evolution, radiation processes, cosmology, galaxies, etc. The final part of the degree consists of a thesis project, giving the opportunity to get more deeply involved in research in a specific area within astronomy. The thesis project gives 30-45 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Astronomy/Physics. English B (Swedish upper secondary school course) or the equivalent.
|TOEFL paper-based test score:||575|
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||90|
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