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Astrophysics

Michigan State University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
41330 USD/year
39830 USD/year
14524 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The undergraduate major in Astrophysics at Michigan State University is designed to provide an extensive background in both physics and astrophysics. 

Overview

Astrophysics is the study of the universe beyond Earth. The laws of physics, as they are known from laboratory experiments, are applied to stars, interstellar gas, galaxies, and space itself in an attempt to understand the detailed physical states of these entities. Astrophysics at Michigan State University frequently involves a study of matter under extreme conditions that cannot be duplicated in the laboratory. 

Career

  • Astronomers
  • Middle school and high school science teachers
  • Museum educators
  • Physicists
  • Planetarium workers
  • Science technicians

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Science of Astronomy
  • Planets and Telescopes
  • Stars
  • Galaxies and Cosmology
  • Senior Thesis
  • Physics Laboratory for Scientists,
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Thermal and Statistical Physics
  • Quantum Physics
  • Electricity and Magnetism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit one application for admission
  • There are three ways to apply to MSU. Select the option that is right for you, but only submit one application for admission. MSU has no preference for which application you submit.MSU's application for admission 
  • Coalition Application
  • Common Application
  • Pay the $75 non-refundable application fee (drawn on U.S. funds) using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or an electronic check.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41330 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39830 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14524 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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Updated over a year ago

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