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Australian National University (ANU)

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Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Advanced)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Discover key areas of modern astronomy and develop the physical concepts necessary for their exploration with the ANU Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
VASTP, 082274F
Fees
$30,720 per year / $61,440 total

About this course

Discover key areas of modern astronomy and develop the physical concepts necessary for their exploration with the ANU Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Entry requirements

    A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.5/7.0, with at least 8 courses in a cognate area.

    Cognate Disciplines
    Computer Science, Earth & Marine Sciences, Physics, Mathematics

    English Language Requirements
    All applicants must meet the University’sEnglish Language Admission Requirements for Students.

    Assessment of Qualifications
    Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met. Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au

    ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications

    Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.

    Indicative fees Domestic International Annual indicative fee for domestic students $30,720.00

    For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

    Annual indicative fee for international students $43,680.00 Scholarships

    ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

    Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

    For further information see the Scholarships website.

    Level of Study
    Bachelor

    Graduate outcomes

    Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at Australian National University (ANU).
    91.1%
    Overall satisfaction
    87.1%
    Skill scale
    87.1%
    Teaching scale
    85.5%
    Employed full-time
    $72.7k
    Average salary