Head in the stars? Look to the universe for answers.
Why study astronomy online?
Astronomy courses cover the fundamental concepts of modern astronomy. Explore your fascination with the solar system and study the stars.
Start with an introductory level subject and there’s no need to worry about complex maths. Then you can delve into cosmology, astrobiology, planetary science, astrophotography and stellar astrophysics.
Studying online means that you can engage with astronomy as a passion or as a career progression.
To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.”
- Engage with one of the oldest of the natural sciences
- Enter an exciting field in which Australia is a global leader.
- Explore historical, social and cultural contexts.
- Science communication.
- Research and evaluation.
- Scientific discovery and theory formation.
Major in astronomy
Study single astronomy subjects
Why study online through OUA?
Find the right course for you
We can guide you in your selection from 290+ degrees, and 1,570+ subjects, from leading Australian unis.
Start studying, regardless of history
We offer single undergraduate subjects from full degrees without any entry requirements.
Gain credit towards your degree
Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish faster.
Graduate with a degree from a leading uni
Enrol through us, and graduate with exactly the same university degree as on-campus students.
Feel supported from start to finish
Our student advisors can guide you in the right direction and help with your enrolment.
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Compare and apply
We’ll help you find the right course for you. Our student advisors are ready to answer your questions.
Work out your finances
During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.
Get credit for your success
We won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. Choose to take a single subject, or combine your work as part of a degree.