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79 modules found
  1. AS1001 - Astronomy and Astrophysics 1

    This module surveys our present state of knowledge of the orbits, surfaces and atmospheres of the planets in our solar system; the structure and evolution of the Sun and other…

  2. AS1101 - Astrophysics (Direct Entry)

    This module provides a streamlined introduction to the science of astrophysics for students who have taken direct entry to Second level and who are planning to take level two…

  3. AS2001 - Astronomy and Astrophysics 2

    This module comprises four lecture courses which extend knowledge gained in the first level AS1001 or AS1101 module, and discusses recent developments in the subject: “(i)…

  4. AS2101 - Astrophysics 2

    This module is designed to extend the knowledge gained in the first level AS1001 or AS1101 module and to prepare the way for more advanced material appearing in the honours…

  5. AS3013 - Computational Astrophysics

    The aim of this module is to introduce students to computational methods in astrophysics. Based on a general introduction to the programming language Fortran-90, students are…

  6. AS4010 - Extragalactic Astronomy

    This module introduces the basic elements of extragalactic astronomy. This includes the morphological, structural and spectral properties of elliptical, spiral, quiescent and…

  7. AS4011 - The Physics of Nebulae and Stars 1

    This module introduces the physics of astrophysical plasmas, as found in stars and interstellar space, where interactions between matter and radiation play a dominant role. A…

  8. AS4012 - The Physics of Nebulae and Stars 2

    This module develops the physics of stellar interiors and atmospheres from the basic equations of stellar structure introduced in AS2001/AS2101 using the radiative transfer…

  9. AS4015 - Gravitational and Accretion Physics

    This theoretical module is open to both physics and astrophysics students. It aims to explore the basics of gravitational dynamics and its application to systems ranging from…

  10. AS4025 - Observational Astrophysics

    This is an observational and laboratory-based module that introduces students to the hands-on practical aspects of planning observing programmes, conducting the observations and…