Course Description

Course Name

Circumstellar Matter

Session: VGSS3120

Hours & Credits

15 Scotcat Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level


This course provides students with an opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of the key principles and applications of Circumstellar Matter, and their relevance to current developments in astronomy.

By the end of the course students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge and broad understanding of Circumstellar Matter. 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