Postgraduate, leading to a Master of Science (MSc)
- Start date: 6 September 2021
- End date: 30 September 2022
Information about all programmes from previous years of entry can be found in the archive.
One year full time
The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.
Wednesday 11 August 2021. Applicants should apply as early as possible to be eligible for certain scholarships and for international visa purposes.
Astrophysics applicants should not submit a cover letter, CV or writing sample with their applications.
Applicants will be required to successfully complete an interview for this programme. In the interview, you will meet with members of teaching staff from the Astrophysics programme and will be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and experiences in the field to date. The interview will also provide the opportunity to meet and ask questions of staff teaching on this programme.
An assessment of applicants’ programming skills will be required for admission to this programme. You will be sent a task to be completed in a Python Notebook and will have one week to complete it. This assessment will ensure that applicants have sufficient skills from the outset to complete the MSc Astrophysics and take full advantage of the opportunities available on this programme.
For more guidance, see supporting documents and references for postgraduate taught programmes.