Information for new students

Induction handbook

If you are a new student at the ANU Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics (RSAA), please take some time to read through the RSAA Student Induction Handbook. You will find useful academic information about your program as well as practical information regarding accommodation, travelling to Mt Stromlo, Health and Safety on Mt Stromlo and important contact details.

New RSAA students can contact rsaa.sa@anu.edu.au in order to request the Student Induction Handbook.

Orientation

Contact rsaa.sa@anu.edu.au if you are a new student in the PhD, Masters or Honours program

Coursework information

Timetable Semester 2 2018 (pdf, 40KB)

(Please check this timetable regularly before the start of semester as sometimes changes occur on short notice.)

Semester 1 2018 courses offered by RSAA

  • ASTR1001 Astrophysics (ONLINE)
  • ASTR3005 Astrophysics Research Topic
  • ASTR3007/4007/6007 From Stars to Galaxies
  • ASTR8001 Astronomy & Astrophysics Research Project
  • ASTR8008 Star Formation
  • ASTR8011 Observational Techniques

Semester 2 2018 courses offered by RSAA

  • ASTR1001 Astrophysics (ONLINE)
  • ASTR3002/4002/6002 Black Holes and Cosmology
  • ASTR3005 Astrophysics Research Topic
  • ASTR8001 Astronomy & Astrophysics Research Project
  • ASTR4006/8006 Galaxies
  • ASTR4012/8002 Astrophysical Gas Dynamics

Honours with the specialisation in Astronomy and Astrophysics

ASTR4005 Astronomy and Astrophysics IV Honours Research Project (usual enrolment per semester is 12 units for full-time Honours year students; this is the Honours thesis course)

Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Adv)

ASTR8010 Astrophysics Research Topic (usual enrolment per semester is 12 units for full-time MAA (Adv) students; this is the Master's thesis course)

Please look up detailed course information on Programs & Courses.