Course Description

Course Name

Instruments for Optical and Radio Astronomy

Session: VGSS3120

Hours & Credits

15 Scotcat Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

This course provides students with an opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of the key principles and applications of Optical & Radio Astronomy, and their relevance to current developments in physics, at a level appropriate for a professional astronomer.

 
By the end of the course students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge and broad understanding of Instruments for Optical and Radio Astronomy. They should be able to describe and analyse quantitatively processes, relationships and techniques relevant to the topics included in the course outline, applying these ideas and techniques to solve general classes of problems which may include straightforward unseen elements. They should be able to write down and, where appropriate, either prove or explain the underlying basis of astrophysical laws relevant to the course topics, discussing their applications and appreciating their relation to the topics of other courses taken.

*Course content subject to change