The major in the Astronomy and Astrophysics program of Villanova University combines rigorous academic preparation with a strong research component, which usually culminates in the presentation of original research results at national astronomical conferences. In addition, the major provides a balanced Liberal Arts and Sciences education and outstanding preparation for careers in science journalism and science education, as well as for essentially any technically-based career.
Research facilities utilized by students in the Department include a suite of on- site telescopes located on the roof of Mendel Science Center, remotely-operated telescopes in Arizona managed by University consortia, and national facilities, such as Kitt Peak National Observatory and the Hubble Space Telescope, via faculty research programs.
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- The Birth and Death of Stars
- How Old is the Universe?
- Planetary Skies and Landscapes
- Life in the Universe
- Earth-Our Habitable World
- Earth-A Cosmic Connection
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPhysics Astronomy & Space Sciences View 1273 other Masters in Physics in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Common Application with the Member School Section for Villanova and required essays
- Official secondary school academic records (with official English translation) and letters of recommendation
- Application fee of $80
- Standardized test scores (SAT and/or ACT)
- Proof of English language proficiency
International56730 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 56730 USD per year during 48 months.
National56730 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 56730 USD per year during 48 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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