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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

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This course will explore the way modern astronomers go about observing our Universe, from radio waves through optical and infrared, to high energy UV and X-rays. Along the way we will encounter rapidly-spinning neutron stars, distant galaxies, stellar nurseries, dark matter, gravitational waves, violent supermassive black holes, and much more.

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Requirements

Who can book?

Our weekend courses are open to participants over the age of 18 and courses are taught at approximately first-year undergraduate level. No academic qualifications are required and most courses are suitable for students who are new to the subject. Please ensure that you complete any required reading before the course starts to enable you to fully participate.

English language requirements

Teaching is in English (unless a foreign-language course). If your first language is not English, you will need to satisfy yourself that you have the required near-native command of the language to get the maximum benefit from studying with ICE.

Accessibility and additional support for students 

We make every effort to meet the requirements of those students with additional needs. Please let us know about any additional requirements at the time of booking so that we can offer you the support and advice you require before and during your course(s).

You can also refer to our Further information for students with additional requirements section on our website.

COVID-19 Guidance

Please ensure you read our latest guidance and advice regarding COVID-19 found on our Booking terms and conditions page.

Course dates

22 Oct 2021 to 24 Oct 2021

Course duration

1 Weekend

Apply by

18 Oct 2021

Course fee

£325

Accommodation fees

Single room: £65 per night

Double/Twin room £55 per person, per night (2 people sharing)

Venue

Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
United Kingdom

Qualifications / Credits

Non-accredited

Course code

2122NRX066