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Astronomy and Data Science

Leiden University

Master Postgraduate Leiden

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Mathematics, natural sciences and computer science
Course summary In the master's specialisation Astronomy and Data Science you focus on development and application of new data-mining technologies, fully embracing modern astronomy as a data rich science.
Course description The Astronomy and Data Science master's programme is built on world-class computational astrophysics research as well as hightech industry expertise. It covers a wide range of research areas studying complex astronomical phenomena, including radiative transfer, computation of dynamical internal galaxy structures and hydrodynamical modeling of galaxy formation and evolution of the intergalactic medium. Will you be mastering the world's future data? Are you looking for a career in Astronomy and/or Computer Science, within or outside academia? Then our unique Astronomy and Data Science master's specialisation offers you numerous opportunities to assemble your own path in this direction.
Study subjects https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/6551/astronomy-data-science
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 120.00
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes excursion, lecture, research, practicum, working group, self study
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Faculty of Science
Information about the institution High-quality education, a broad choice of programmes and all complemented with personal support make Leiden University the perfect option for successfully taking your studies to the next level.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
Professional experience required -
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Feb 2020 - 15 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 - 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 18300n.a.
2020 (FT)€ 2083€ 18300n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Holland Scholarship, Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS)

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Contact information for the institution

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

study info

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Telephone number +31 (071)5271111
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