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Astrophysics


Course Description

This MSc in Astrophysics is delivered by world-leading researchers at Liverpool John Moores University and is designed to facilitate further postgraduate and PhD study.


•Access to the two metre research-class robotic Liverpool telescope - designed and built by LJMU experts
•Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years) via distance learning
•Delivered by academics who are world-leading researchers
•Opportunity to carry out original research in a wide range of areas
•High-quality, innovative teaching delivered via distance learning
•Qualification designed to facilitate continued study at PhD level


Astrophysics is enjoying an unprecedented burst of new discoveries about the Universe we live in. As a result of revolutionary techniques, new opportunities are emerging to explore planets, stars, galaxies and the entire Universe.

LJMU's Astrophysics Research Institute has played a leading role in many of these advances, including the development of the world famous robotic Liverpool Telescope. The Institute has developed a suite of taught postgraduate courses to enable students throughout the world to share in these new discoveries.

This MSc course will give you the foundations from which to carry out further research through a PhD or equivalent. It is delivered via distance learning for maximum flexibility.

A major component of the MSc programmes is the project module, which will give you the opportunity to work on a high-level original research topic, with guidance from an experienced supervisor from the research staff of the Institute.

All learning materials are delivered by Blackboard, LJMU's Virtual Learning Environment. You will have access to all the major astrophysical research journals and a carefully selected range of e-books to support your studies and extend your reading.

Visit the Astrophysics page on the Liverpool John Moores University website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

International scholarships - No. of awards TBC

Am I eligible?Scholarships are available to outstanding international students applying for an undergraduate course, taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees. International students studying on a distance learning course are not eligible to apply for international scholarships. Scholarships are available to outstanding international students applying for an undergraduate course, taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees. International students studying on a distance learning course are not eligible to apply for international scholarships. LJMU scholarship information will soon be available online.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Variable

Eligibility

These prestigious scholarships take the form of tuition fee waivers and are available for outstanding international students applying for undergraduate courses, taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees.If you are an alumnus of LJMU you are entitled to a 20% fee reduction on our postgraduate programmes.

Application Procedure

LJMU scholarship information will soon be available online.

Further Information

https://www.ljmu.ac.uk



Entry Requirements

You should hold a degree in the physical sciences or STEM discipline (e.g. science, technology, engineering, mathematics, etc.) of classification 2:2 or higher.Professional experience, publications, CPD activities and other suitable evidence of accomplishment will be taken into account, and the candidate may be interviewed by the Programme Leader.Industry experience: Please refer to Admissions HubIn addition, international students should hold IELTS English language at a minimum of 6.5 or equivalent.Applicants who do not hold an Honours degree in a relevant subject will be considered on their individual merits in relation to the programme.

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