Honours in Astrophysics and Space Science

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The Honours Programme, which started in February 2003, is hosted at all 3 NASSP nodes: UCT, UKZN and NWU, and covers coursework in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Space Science, and Cosmology. There is also a strong computational component, setting students up for success in postgraduate research degrees, or industry.

The Honours degree consists of taught coursework plus a research project which students may choose from a wide range available, offered by scientists across the country. The degree duration is 1 year.

Honours in Astrophysics and Space Science Programme Outline

Please consult the respective NASSP nodes for their programme outlines.