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Postgraduate taught courses

The School currently offers a 12-month taught postgraduate MSc degree programme in Astrophysics, drawing on expertise in astronomy and astrophysics teaching and research. This programme contains taught modules, a research skills module including a small research project, and a dissertation research project.

The School also offers an MSc in Photonics and Optoelectronic Devices for the academic year 2020-2021 in collaboration with Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh and various UK companies in the photonics sector.

The School is always keen to hear from well-qualified candidates who are interested in postgraduate admission. If you would like information on the School's taught MSc courses, please contact the Postgraduate Admissions Secretary (email:, phone: +44 (0)1334 46 3100).

Information on scholarships available to postgraduate students can be found on the University's postgraduate fees and funding page.