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UK Space Science and Astrophysics Courses

Strive to understand the universe, its planets and stars by studying Space Science and Astrophysics

Astrophysics is a branch of space science that explains the birth, life and death of massive objects in the universe by applying the laws of physics, creating physical theories for the small to medium sized structures in the universe.

Space Science and Astrophysics UK application

Modules and topics covered on a space science and astrophysics programme will include the life cycles of stars, galaxy clusters and dark energy and matter cosmology, and students will benefit from learning from internationally renowned teachers in the areas of astronomy. As a student on a UK astronomy, space science or astrophysics course, you will also have access to state-of-the-art observatory equipment, including solar and video telescopes.

Graduate Space Science and Astrophysics Careers

Astrophysics and space science graduates find employment opportunities in highly valued sectors such as government space agencies, electronics, environment, teaching, aerospace, civil services, energy and other science related fields. Graduates may also go on to pursue research in physics, astrophysics, cosmology and space industry.

Space Science and Astrophysics Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: Minimum 37 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: AAA-AAB, including Physics and Maths.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 7.0 overall, with no lower than 6.5 in any one component.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Space Science and Astrophysics in the UK?

To learn more about the best space science and astrophysics courses in the UK, find details on the top ranking Physics (Astrophysics) universities in the Guardian University Guide 2024 below:

  1. Lancaster University
  2. University of St Andrews
  3. University of Warwick
  4. University of Exeter
  5. Cardiff University
  6. University of Manchester
  7. University of Birmingham
  8. University College London
  9. University of Edinburgh
  10. University of Surrey

Study Space Science and Astrophysics in the UK

If you are interested in studying space science and astrophysics in the UK, arrange your free consultation today. Don't forget the Premium Service will guarantee you at least one offer from a UK university.

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