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Physics and Astronomy: Astronomy and Astrophysics

Universiteit van Amsterdam

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The two-year track Astronomy and Astrophysics in the Master's programme Physics and Astronomy provides trains in both the observational and theoretical aspects of modern astronomy and astrophysics.


The dynamic field of astronomy and astrophysics is currently gaining importance worldwide. New generations of instruments - situated on the earth's surface and in space - enable us to study the origin, structure and evolution of planets, stars, star systems, and the universe in a more profound way than ever before. This programme puts an emphasis on the fundamental questions that current astrophysical research at the UvA focuses on. New generations of instruments - situated on the earth's surface and in space - enable us to study the origin, structure and evolution of planets, stars, star systems, and the universe in a more profound way than ever before.

Joint degree programme with VU Amsterdam
Astronomy and Astrophysics is a track in the Master's programme Physics and Astronomy, a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Courses are taught at locations of both universities. UvA and VU jointly issue a degree certificate in Physics and Astronomy to graduates. As a Physics and Astronomy student in Amsterdam you benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes.

Kosten

2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 13300 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 13300 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar

job perspective

* as PhD students at physics and astronomy institutes around the world, progressing from there to careers in academia or industry
* in research, within industry (e.g. Philips, Shell, Océ, ASML)
* in research, within research institutes (e.g. Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN), National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM))
* as teachers, within high schools or universities
* as (technical) policy officers, within (science-oriented) governmental and non-profit organisations
* in business (e.g. ICT companies, telecommunications companies, investment banks, consultancy firms)
* as writers, for (science-oriented) media
* as entrepreneurs.

tuition fee

Tuition fees are adjusted annually. For up-to-date information, please see www.uva.nl/collegegeld (Dutch students) or www.uva.nl/tuition (international students).

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 24 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 120