USQ offers online and part-time or full-time astronomy studies spanning a complete range of levels from introductory to Doctoral research. Different study paths are cater for a range of student backgrounds and aims, and unlike some Masters programs, USQ’s MSc (Astronomy) is designed to prepare students intending to apply for Doctoral studies. USQ programs that include astronomy are listed below, and the graphic indicates typical study paths for those considering Doctoral studies. Students in many programs (e.g. Data Science, Education, Engineering) also have opportunities to take astronomy courses as electives.

Study paths for atronomy

The key USQ courses used for astronomy studies are as follows, and are offered externally for online study with no on-campus attendance requirements:

For course details please see the USQ handbook: