Master of Science in Astrophysics and Cosmology

General

Program Description

Programme structure

Common Path: Mathematical and Numerical Methods; General Relativity; Astrophysics Laboratory

Path 1 – Theory and Modelling: Theoretical Cosmology; Radiative Processes in Astrophysics; Theoretical Physics; Compact Object Astrophysics

Path 2 – Observations, Experiments and Interpretation: Stellar Astrophysics; Astrophysics of Galaxies; Observational Cosmology; Astrophysics Laboratory 2

Career opportunities

Graduates work as coordinator or member of research groups in public or private research institutions or as professionals in industries with a technological profile or in sectors that require skills in modelling, testing, and interpreting large and complex data sets, such as consulting companies, research centres and public administration.

Entry requirements

A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) is required, with proven skills in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, basic Computer Sciences and programming.

Language requirements

English knowledge: B2 level (CEFR) or equivalent

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

The University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning; it is a multi-disciplinary university that aims to provide its students with both professional training and a ... Read More

The University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning; it is a multi-disciplinary university that aims to provide its students with both professional training and a solid cultural background. A qualification from the University of Padova is a symbol of having achieved an ambitious objective, one that is recognised and coveted by both students and employers alike. Read less