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Major in Astronomy & Astrophysics

Explore the possibilities of science from astronomy to zoology and everything in between with our most flexible science degree. Tailor a program to your unique interests while giving you the broad critical-thinking and problem-solving skills needed for the workforce.

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Students in the ANU Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Advanced) (Honours) program can choose to undertake a Major in Astronomy & Astrophysics. In addition to the general recommendations on that page (especially at least one COMP course, 2nd-year PHYS and MATH), there are a few other recommendations for specific skillsets and interests:

Note that high performing e.g. PhB students, some of these pre-requisites can be negotiated to be waived - most importantly STAT1008 and COMP1110.