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Swinburne University of Technology
Stellar Astrophysics looks at star formation and evolution, introduces classification schemes of stars and explores the properties of stellar interiors and atmospheres.
This online unit will also familiarise you with high mass stellar remnants, including supernovae, nebulae, neutron stars, white dwarfs and black holes. You will learn to effectively communicate these scientific concepts with the general public.
Delivered by Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University, this unit provides you with an understanding of key concepts in stellar astrophysics.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
You are also recommended to have completed the following unit, or have equivalent knowledge, before enrolling:
Applicants must also ensure they have not completed a previous version of this unit.
In this Stellar Astrophysics unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
Want more information about this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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