What will I learn?

On this pathway, a student can study for an astrophysics degree with a programme that includes modules in space science. The physics content of the degree represents the full core material as defined by the Institute of Physics. The space content includes modules focussing on space systems, space science, rocket performance and propulsion, orbital mechanics and spacecraft communications. The course picks up on key research strengths within the physics and engineering departments including galactic and extragalactic astronomy, remote sensing, instrumentation, climate studies, and collaboration with industrial partners. Students have the opportunity to use the full suite of instrumentation at the Bayfordbury Observatory. They may also undertake an optional placement year or study abroad year as part of their studies.

Which department am I in?

Physics

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,450.00 (US$ 17,792) Overall cost
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

1 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University Admissions Service,

College Lane,

Hatfield,

Hertfordshire,

AL10 9AB, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,450.00 (US$ 17,792) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

1 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University Admissions Service,

College Lane,

Hatfield,

Hertfordshire,

AL10 9AB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High School Diploma with a minimum overall average of 3.0, 2 Advanced Placement (AP) with a minimum score of 3.0. SAT 550 in each band or ACT 25 in each band. There are no agreed progression routes, but if you're interested in applying to the University after part completion of a degree or completion of a diploma, applications will be individually assessed. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band) for undergraduate.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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