Have you ever looked up to trace a shooting star or pinpoint far distant planets? Does the night sky captivate and beguile you? Our Astronomy course could be perfect for you.
Developed by one of the UKs leading experts, this superb course will answer all of your burning questions and give you fascinating insight into the thrilling area of astronomy. No previous knowledge is required to undertake this course, and students can avail of one of the UK’s leading expert’s passion and expertise.
Developed and written by one of the UK’s leading authorities on Astronomy, the Astronomy course incorporates 8 exciting and stimulating modules, which you will find detailed by clicking ‘Snapshot’ above. A prior knowledge of the subject is not required, and students from all walks of life are welcome to apply.
In the early stages of the course, you will be led through what constitutes our solar system. Exploring minor and outer planets, you will also focus on comets, meteors, eclipses and occultations. Building on the early stages, you will learn in about stars in great detail, including how they are formed. Under the guidance of a leading expert, you will learn how astronomers build up their knowledge and techniques, and gain guidance on how to do the same for yourself. By the end of the course, you will able to make astronomical observations for yourself, enabling you to explore the magical night sky.
In the final stages of the astronomy course, you will learn why the planets and stars in the sky change from month to month. You’ll even learn how to recognise changes for yourself. The later units even cover star charts, so you can learn how to make your own notes and observations.
The Solar System
The Minor & Outer Planet
Comets, Meteors, Eclipses & Occultations
The Universe and Celestial Sphere
Techniques & Observations
The 12 Months of Star Charts
WHERE WILL THIS COURSE TAKE ME?
Graduates of the Astronomy course will receive a diploma from Cambridge Open College, in recognition of their achievement.
Upon course competition, you will have gained a solid grounding in astronomy. You will even know how to make your very own astronomical observations. This course can also lead onto other courses at a higher level.
£35 deposit: remaining balance at the end of the month
Enrol for £35 deposit and remaining balance at the end of the month. Pay your deposit today get your course tomorrow!
Reduced fee of £259
£259 - all inclusive
Pay by 3 monthly instalments of £259 (approx)
£86 deposit followed by £86 for the next two months
The college accepts payment using the following methods:
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It is simple and safe to enrol online. Select one of the payment terms above and you will be taken to a secure sever to enter your details.
Once the enrolment process has been completed you will receive your introductory pack and login details to access your course textbooks, your tutor profile and their contact details.
We look forward to welcoming you as a student of the college and feel sure you will enjoy studying with us.
Key points for this course:
This is a fully supported home study course supported by your own tutor
Your enrolment fee covers absolutely everything – there will be nothing more to pay after you have enrolled, there are no hidden fees
You have 12 months to complete your course
You may enrol at any time of the year
Access available within 24 hourse
Money Back Guarantee
If you are not happy with your course simply return it within 14 days and we will refund your fees in full.
All students enrolled on a course with Cambridge Open College receive access to our online student community (I Learn It Easy) where you can submit your work, contact your tutor, and interact with other students. We have prepared a short video below to highlight the benefits to you.