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

Module Prizes for 2014/15

Astronomy DL students win runners' up prize in University Intern Poster Competition

Start of Courses 14-16 October 2015

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