Astronomy

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.

Astronomy highlights

  • 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.

Astronomy specialisations

  • Science communication.
  • Research and evaluation.
  • Scientific discovery and theory formation.
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Why study online through OUA?

Find the right course for you

We can guide you in your selection from 500+ degrees, and 2,530+ 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.

Studying an environmental science course prepares you to protect, restore, and rehabilitate the environment.

Put your knowledge of biology and chemistry under the microscope, and examine science through the lens of biodiversity, conservation, and spatial ecology.

Use your skills to tackle climate change, reduce pollution, and conserve threatened species. Join the ranks of environmental scientists who dedicate themselves to making a difference. With an environmental science qualification, you can play a crucial role solving today’s environmental challenges.

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.

We're here to help

Our student advisors can assist you with your enrolment, help you plan your studies and answer any questions about how studying through OUA works.

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