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University of Potsdam

Potsdam

Astrophysics

Subjects: Astrophysics,Physics,Science

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
292 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.02.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.08.

Course description

The research-oriented master’s degree program in astrophysics offers an in-depth exploration of the Universe's structure and evolution. You'll delve into the intricate physical processes that explain cosmic phenomena, equipping yourself with a robust methodological toolkit for analysis and exploration. The program covers core fields such as stars, stellar evolution, galaxies, and cosmology. You'll also engage with specialized topics like galaxy clusters, large-scale structures, interstellar and intergalactic gas, stellar winds, solar physics, cosmic magnetic fields, planetary science, astroparticle physics, gravitational waves, and astronomical instrumentation. Additionally, you'll learn observation methods and computer simulations. This comprehensive curriculum ensures you gain both broad and specialized knowledge, preparing you to tackle complex astrophysical questions with confidence and expertise.

Program Information

Study Location Potsdam
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Part-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 292 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.02.
⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.06.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.08.

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Language Requirements

CEFR C1
IELTS 7.0
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 95

UNIcert® III or IV certificate TOEFL® Internet-Based Test (iBT) or TOEFL iBT Home Edition with at least 95 points Cambridge English C1 Advanced (CAE) with at least 180 points IELTS “Academic” or IELTS Online with at least 7 points in every test component Proof of completion of a program of study at a recognized university with English as the exclusive language of instruction. Suitable certificates or documents to prove an English-language program of study include the degree certificate, a transcript of records, a diploma supplement, regulations concerning access to and conduct of studies, or comparable evidence. Certificate of the higher education entrance qualification obtained for an Englishlanguage course of education in a country that has English as an official language Pearson Test of English - PTE Academic or PTE Academic Online with at least 76 points Cambridge English C2 Proficiency (CPE)

Qualification Requirements

Important prerequisites for the master’s degree program include a solid foundation in physics and mathematics and a deep interest in astrophysical phenomena and topics. In general, the prerequisite for master’s studies at the University of Potsdam is an academic degree, such as a bachelor’s degree. Your first degree should be in a subject that is relevant to your course of study, for example in physics. You should be able to provide documentation of at least 60 credit points in physics and mathematics. Furthermore, you should have completed at least 6 credit points in astrophysics. Because this degree program is taught in English, we expect good English skills that correspond at least to the C1 level of the Common European Reference Framework for Languages.

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Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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