Bachelor Astronomy, Space Science and Astrophysics with a Year Abroad (MPhys)

University of Kent
Em Canterbury (Reino Unido)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (Reino Unido)

The University of Kent runs a fantastic programme for students who are inspired by the wonders and vastness of the universe. In this course, there are opportunities to investigate the possibilities of life elsewhere in the universe. You get involved with real space missions from ESA and NASA, and can work on Hubble Telescope data and images from giant telescopes.

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Início Localização
01 setembro 2016
CT2 7PE, Kent, Reino Unido
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O que se aprende nesse curso?

GCSE Physics


Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Computing Skills
  • Astrophysics, Space Science and Cosmology
  • Introduction to Ballistics
  • Skills for Physicists
Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Quantum Physics
  • Atomic and Nuclear Physics
  • Electromagnetism and Optics
  • The Multiwavelength Universe Exoplanets
  • Spacecraft Design and Operations
  • Multimedia for astronomy, astrophysics and planetary science
  • Physics Laboratory A
  • Mathematical Techniques for Physical Sciences
Year abroad You spend a year in the USA between Stages 2 and 4, studying equivalent courses to those you take at Kent. Our partner universities include the Pennsylvania State University, several campuses of the University of California and the University of Indiana in Bloomington. If you take this course, you pay a reduced fee to Kent during your year abroad. You do not need to pay fees at the host university.

Possible modules may include:

  • Year Abroad
Stage 4

Possible modules may include:

  • Physics Research Project
  • Space Astronomy and Solar System Science
  • Rocketry and Human Spaceflight
  • Cosmology and Interstellar Medium
  • Particle and Quantum Physics