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Astronomy and Data Science (MSc)

Programme structure

The Astronomy and Data Science master’s programme offers a coherent combination of relevant courses from the Astronomy and Computer Science curricula and two hands-on research projects.

Programme outline

The Astronomy and Data Science master’s curriculum consists of one year of course work, and two significantly different research projects supervised by different staff members. The First Research Project will typically start early in the first year. You conduct your Master’s Research Project concluded by the master’s thesis during the second year.  Courses and research projects run simultaneously. This way, you can directly apply your experience and knowledge from research in courses and vice versa.

For an up-to-date course overview, please visit the Prospectus.

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