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Astrophysical Dynamics

Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)


Astrophysical Dynamics is an important field in both cosmology and astrophysics. It includes a wide variety of topics, strongly connected with fundamental physics: the formation of stars and galaxies in the Universe, the dynamics of super-massive black holes and its impact on galaxy evolution, dark matter, galactic turbulence and fractality, and many more.

This course will give you a solid background in this field. You will also have the opportunity to start, directly after the course, an exciting Master's thesis work on a topic with strong impact on modern research.

Prerequisites and selection


To be eligible for the course the student needs knowledge in mathematics and physics equivalent to a Bachelor's degree. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.