Astronomy (BSc)

SubjectAstronomy, Science


Type of DegreeBSc

EU FeesEUR 2,314

Cost non-EUEUR 14,800

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Is this programme for you?

What does the Westerbork synthesis radio telescope observe? How are stars born? Is there a big, black hole in the middle of our Milky Way? If you find these questions fascinating, then our BSc in Astronomy is right for you. During this degree, you will gain extensive training in natural sciences. You will learn to conduct independent astronomical research.

Astronomers use modern physics to understand the universe. To study astronomy, you need to be interested in the natural sciences and fascinated by processes that take place far, far away. You also need to be good at mathematics and physics. Do you have a special interest in technology? You could specialise in the design and construction of astronomical research instruments.

Why study Astronomy with the University of Groningen?

The Astronomy programme at the University of Groningen is ranked the best in The Netherlands by Elsevier and you will be joining some of the best astronomy scholars in the world.

We have close connections with research institutes SRON (space instruments) and ASTRON (radio astronomy).

Classes are kept small with only 20-30 students in each to allow you the maximum contact hours.

Astronomical research has been taking place at this institute since 1883.

How to apply

The minimum entry requirements of this programme are three A-levels to include Maths and Physics.

Career opportunities

Researcher, consulting, teaching and positions in business (big data companies) which require graduates bradly educated in natural sciences.

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