Key factsAstrophysicists interpret astronomical data gathered by astronomers to understand how our universe works. Astronomers view the entire electromagnetic spectrum – called “Multi-Frequency Astronomy” – through optical telescopes, radio telescopes, microwaves, gamma-rays, and X-rays.An exciting career awaits you in the Bachelor of Astronomy and Astrophysics offered at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in South Africa, which was awarded the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project.
This comprises a core of radio telescopes in the Karoo, and is one of many projects supported by our own South African Large Telescope (SALT), an optical telescope sited at Sutherland.
- Physics (Major)
- Mathematics (Major):
- Computational and Applied Mathematics
- 36 months
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DisciplinesPhysics Astronomy & Space Sciences View 37 other Bachelors in Physics in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- APS 43+
- English Home Language OR First Additional Language Level 5
- Mathematics Level 6
- Physical Science Level 6
International3018 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3018 USD per year during 36 months.
National3018 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3018 USD per year during 36 months.
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