Astronomy and Astrophysics, B.Sc. | University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg | Johannesburg, South Africa
36 months
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3018 USD/year
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About

Study astronomical data and understand how the universe works with the Bachelor of Astronomy and Astrophysics offered at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg .

Overview

Key facts

Astrophysicists 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.

Career Opportunities

  • Astrophysicist
  • Physicist

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Physics  (Major)
  • Mathematics  (Major):
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Astrophysics:
  • Physics
  • Mathematics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

432 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • APS 43+
  • English Home Language OR First Additional Language Level 5
  • Mathematics Level 6
  • Physical Science Level 6

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3018 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3018 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    3018 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3018 USD per year during 36 months.

R53000-R65500

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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