Course Overview - Astrophysics

Astrophysics, at Aberystwyth University, incorporates the broad disciplines of astronomy that include cosmology and galactic astronomy, the solar system, gas giants and terrestrial worlds, red giants, white dwarfs, neutron stars, and quasars amongst others, allowing you to cover a broad area of learning and enabling you to specialise later in your career.

With foundations in the key areas of physics and astronomy, you will develop the essential core and transferable skills required by employers in this discipline that includes education, business and industry. On completion...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

23/09/2024

Campus

Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Course Address
Penglais Campus
Penglais Road
Aberystwyth
SY23 3DD

Application Details

Course Code

F511

Institution Code

A40

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

A,B,B

B,B,B

To include B in Physics and B in Mathematics.

UCAS Tariff

120

128

To include B in A-level Physics and B in Mathematics.

Access to HE Diploma

The University welcomes undergraduate applications from students studying the Access to Higher Education Diploma, provided that relevant subject content and learning outcomes are met. We are not able to accept Access to Higher Education Diplomas as a general qualification for every undergraduate degree course.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

32

To include 6 points in Physics and 6 points in Mathematics at Higher Level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

DMM

With specified subjects. To include B in A-level Mathematics.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

Aberystwyth University welcomes the Welsh Baccalaureate as a valuable qualification in its own right and considers completion of the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate to be equivalent to an A level grade.

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,000
EU, International £18,830

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