AST3003S - Galactic & Extragalactic Astrophysics

36 credits at NQF level 7

Entry Requirements:

AST2002H and AST2003H (or AST2002S), PHY2004W (or PHY2014F and PHY2015S), MAM2000W (or MAM2004H and MAM2047H).

Course Outline:

The aim of this course is to provide a broad introduction to galactic & extragalactic astrophysics and cosmology. Topics will include the Milky Way and normal galaxies, supermassive black holes, active galaxies, clusters of galaxies, and cosmology and the origin of structure in the universe.