Astronomy, Space Science and Astrophysics with a Foundation Year

Course Overview - Astronomy, Space Science and Astrophysics with a Foundation Year

Are you inspired by the wonders and vastness of the Universe? Do you want to investigate the possibilities of life elsewhere within it? Get involved with real space missions from ESA and NASA, and work on Hubble Telescope data and images from giant telescopes, or work with our own Beacon Observatory.

Access our first-class research laboratories, which are equipped for synthetic and analytical techniques ranging from soft organic polymers to nanoparticles, to highly sensitive organometallic species.

Develop the transferable skills to open up a world of job opportuni...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

14/09/2024

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
Recruitment and Admissions Office
The Registry
Darwin Road

Application Details

Course Code

F594

Institution Code

K24

Points of Entry

Foundation

Entry Requirements

A level

C,D,D

including any required subjects as listed in the relevant qualification section

UCAS Tariff

80

including any required subjects as listed in the relevant qualification section

Scottish Higher

Applications are individually considered by the Admissions Officer

Access to HE Diploma

The University welcomes applications from Access to Higher Education Diploma candidates for consideration. A typical offer may require you to obtain a proportion of Level 3 credits in relevant subjects at merit grade or above.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

80 Tariff points from your IB Diploma, including one from the following HL subject: Maths, Maths Methods, Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches, Maths Studies or Physics at 4 OR SL Maths or Physics at 5. Typically H5, H4, H4

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

MMP

including any required subjects as listed in the relevant qualification section

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in Maths GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

T Level

The University will consider applicants holding T level qualifications in subjects closely aligned to the course.

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £22,700

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