Astronomical and Space Sciences, Bachelor | Online | University of Southern Queensland | Australia
36 months
34800 AUD/year
24640 AUD/year
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On completion of the Astronomical and Space Sciences program from University of Southern Queensland, graduates will have broad and coherent knowledge and skills, with a level of depth in one or more chosen disciplines of science suitable for professional work and/or further study.  


  • The Astronomical and Space Sciences program from University of Southern Queensland enables students to survey the state of modern astronomy and of physics, develop professional knowledge and skills in stellar astrophysics, planetary science, solar physics, space science and physics, obtain research project experience, and graduate with widely useful scientific, numerical and critical analysis skills. 
  • You will learn from internationally recognised stellar astronomy and planetary systems experts and access USQ’s advanced research facilities, including Mount Kent Observatory, scientific computing software and support, and overseas telescopes available through USQ’s international collaborations in astrophysics.
  • Experience world standard learning with the flexibility of studying externally either full or part-time. You will be supported by online classes, remote access to USQ facilities, and residential schools where appropriate.

Career outcomes 

  • As a graduate you may find career opportunities as a scientist working for industry or government, technician working in a laboratory or in the field, teacher (in combination with appropriate education studies), meteorologist (subject to appropriate government training), researcher or academic (subject to appropriate postgraduate qualifications), or self-employment providing scientific and/or technical services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Astronomy 
  • Physics  
  • Astronomical Techniques
  • Optics 
  • Planetary and Exoplanetary Science
  • Modern Physics
  • Photonics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place


24 alternative credits




Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 042230E  

Subject pre-requisites: Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent.

To study this degree we also assume you have sound knowledge in: 

  • English (Units 3 & 4, C)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34800 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    24640 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24640 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Commonwealth supported: AUD 8021
  • International Online: AUD 34800


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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