Astronomy, Cosmology & Astrobiology Distance Learning Courses & Degrees

We offer an exciting distance learning programme of University courses and degrees in Astronomy,  Cosmology, Astrobiology and a wide range of other fascinating subjects.

For first-timers, our Entry Points are tailored for those with no prior knowledge of Astronomy, but take a quantitative approach at first year undergraduate level. Our full range of Certificates and Advanced Courses all the way up to a BSc (Hons) degree will suit students looking for a further challenge - all endorsed by the Royal Astronomical Society. Our BSc (Hons) in Astronomy is recognised by the Institute of Physics.

Start with an Astronomy or Cosmology Course.

Then Study Astrobiology, History, Physics or IT.

Advanced Courses and Studies in Stars, Galaxies and Cosmology.

Go on to a BSc(Hons) Degree in Astronomy and Advanced Astronomy Studies.

What's Happening

Applications for 2015/16 opened 2 February 2015

Astrofest Quiz 2015 - Winners, Questions and Answers.

Module Prizes for 2014/15

Public talk - "Einstein, His Science and His Life"