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Astrophysics and Education BSc (Hons)

Keele University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    24-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Set in 600 acres of countryside in North Staffordshire, we have one of the largest and most beautiful campuses in Britain. We’re proud to be No.2 in England for Student Satisfaction with Course (Guardian University League Table, 2020), investing more than £140m in our campus in the last ten years, including £45m new science laboratories. In 2021 we were proud to be awarded Sustainability Institution of the Year at the prestigious Green Gown Awards as part of our mission to become a carbon neutral campus by 2030. We're committed to supporting you to achieve your career goals, and have a dedicated Careers and Employability team who can assist you to navigate your options beyond Keele. At Keele, studying a combined honours degree will include some modules from both of the single honours degrees. In this case, your programme will be made up of a combination of modules from both Astrophysics and Education.In Astrophysics, you will learn to formulate and tackle problems – from below the level of the atomic nucleus to astronomical scales. Astrophysics is active wherever the laws of physics are being tested to the limit – and beyond. Keele will help you to use astronomical observations, mathematical models and computer simulation to develop theories explaining some of the most complex phenomena.Education at Keele is distinctive because of its strong focus on contemporary issues in education and policy making. Studying Education means considering its relationship to the economy, its historical evolution, its impact on people’s life chances and identities, how education is organised, and how learners learn. Keele aims to introduce you to many of the big questions concerning education and schooling both in the UK and also internationally. Why do we go to school? What should we learn? How should we learn it? What is the main aim of education? How is educational success linked to students' gender, race and socio-economic background?In looking at these types of 'big' questions and thinking historically, sociologically and philosophically, the course thinks critically about all aspects of education including primary, secondary and university levels. Whether you are intending to teach or just have an interest in education, this course will explore your assumptions about learning and consider your own school experiences.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : BBC

To include A level Physics or Maths at grade B or above. If A level Maths is presented without A level Physics please contact Admissions.

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University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele offers a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 84 11

    44th out of 50 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    115 56%

    53rd

    42
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    77th

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    123 54%

    41st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    46th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    15th

    4

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