This subject provides an introduction to astrophysics, extending topics from PHY299 Introduction to Astronomy and is suitable as a basis for further astrophysics research, it will also be suitable for students in other areas of science teaching, and for students who wish to take the subject for general interest. The subject covers most areas of astrophysics including solar system astronomy, stellar astronomy (formation,evolution and the fate of stars and stellar systems). The subject will also cover galactic evolution and kinematics of galaxies, extra galactic astronomy and cosmology. Students will be able to complete this subject by distance with no residential school.
School of Dentistry and Health Sciences
PHY101, PHY102, PHY299
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