Intro to Programmes

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South Africa has a long history of excellence in astronomy, a sound high-tech infrastructure and clear skies. Researchers from around the region have joined forces to create a cooperative, combined graduate programme hosted from  all three NASSP nodes, University of Cape Town, University of Kwazulu Natal and North West University where students from Africa, South Africa and the rest of the world can study under the guidance of some of South Africa's leading scientists. Two degree programmes are on offer:

Study Astronomy
in Astrophysics and Space Science
The Honours Programme, which started in February 2003, is hosted at all three NASSP Nodes, University of Cape Town, University of Kwazulu Natal and North West Univesit. Lectures will be given by staff in the NASSP consortium and will cover most areas of modern astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology...
Study Astronomy
in Astrophysics and Space Science
The programme is being hosted by all three NASSP nodes, University of Cape Town University of Kwazulu Natal and North West Univerity, Students will spend the first semester at their respctive nodes completing the taught component of the Masters. This consists of 5 NASSP courses taught by...