What will I learn?

Physics is the most fundamental of all sciences. It observes and explores the physical laws and principles that govern the nature of the universe. Astrophysics encompasses the study of the exciting arena of planets, stars and galaxies. This course allows you to explore astrophysics from your very first week.On this course, you’ll develop a thorough knowledge of core physics, from thermodynamics to quantum physics. You’ll also study a broad range of astrophysics topics, such as star and planet formation, stellar structure and evolution, and cosmology.**Course highlights**- Our courses are shaped by our world-leading research in astrophysics.- You’ll use our optical telescopes – located on the school’s roof – to take your own images of the night sky.- During your project work you will access specialist facilities and laboratories.- You will have the opportunity to apply for a funded summer research placement at the end of year two, which will provide eight weeks’ paid employment actively pursuing research in physics.

Which department am I in?

School of Physics and Astronomy

Study options

Full time with time abroad (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£25,250.00 (US$ 34,223) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£25,250.00 (US$ 34,223) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Typically, A*AA-BBB, depending on your chosen degree course. The university recognises a wide range of international qualifications. Some degrees require prior study of particular subjects, especially within the sciences, engineering and languages. All students must also demonstrate suitable proficiency in the English Language. Students who do not meet the required academic requirements for direct entry may want to consider one of the foundation years options. Please refer to the University’s website.

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

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  • Diverse campus with over 12,000 international students

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