Observational Astrophysics I, 7.5 hpSecond level
In this course you will study the basic theoretical and practical prerequisites to detect astronomical signals. Emphasis is on electromagnetic radiation, but also astroparticles and gravitational waves are dealt with. Coherent and non-coherent detection are studied with application to multidimensional spectrophotometry, adaptive optics, heterodyne technology and interferometric measurements. The course gives the necessary knowledge to enter the course Observational Techniques in Astronomy II.
More information can be found on the department's websiteDepartment of Astronomy www.astro.su.se
Special eligibility requirementsTo enter this course knowledge corresponding to a Bachelor's degree in physics, or similar, is required. Also required is knowledge equivalent to Swedish upper secondary school course English B, or equivalent to one of the following tests; Cambridge CPE and CAE: Pass, IELTS: 6.0 (with no part of the test below 5.0), TOEFL (paper based): 550 (with minimum grade 4 on the written test part), TOEFL (computer based): 213, TOEFL (internet based): 79.
Selection: The selection of students is based on a cumulative assessment of one or more of the following factors: grades of academic courses, the quality/subject of the Bachelor’s Thesis, relevant work and/or research experience, motivation letter and the relevance of previous studies in relation to the programme in question. For more information please visit the website of the respective course or programme.
Start period: Period 1 - starts during the first half of the semester
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Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland First instalment: 17500 SEK Total course/programme fee: 17500 SEK