Course Details
Introductory Astronomy
Course Code ASTR500
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15.00
Level 5
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Prescriptor
Introduces students to the wonders of the Universe and equips them with the basic concepts and principles of astronomy. Describes and explains cosmic cycles and 'rhythms', the origin of matter and time, formation of galaxies, stars and the Earth. An introduction to the history of astronomy and Maori cosmology will provide an appreciation of the contemporary place of astronomy and a framework for understanding how the modern body of astronomy knowledge has developed.
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Qualifications
The course is available as part of the following qualifications.
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  AK1271   Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences   (BMathSc)
360.00
  AK1302   Graduate Certificate in Mathematical Sciences   (GradCertMathSc)
60.00
  AK1301   Graduate Diploma in Mathematical Sciences   (GradDipMathSc)
120.00
  AK3001   Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science Conjoint Degrees   (BBusBSc)
510.00
  AK2040   Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)   (BSc(AdvSci)(Hons))
480.00
No requisite courses specified.
  INEXCH1   International Exchange (Inbound)   (INEXCH)
0.00
  SABRD1   Study Abroad   (Study Abroad)
0.00
  ICE1   Individual Course Enrolment   (ICE)
0.00
  HA1041   Bachelor of Science   (BSc)
360.00
  AK3750   Diploma in Applied Science   (DipAppSc(Level 5))
120.00
  HA1042   Graduate Diploma in Science   (GradDipSc)
120.00
  HA1043   Graduate Certificate in Science   (GradCertSc)
60.00
  DJ1041   Bachelor of Science   (BSc)
360.00
  DJ1042   Graduate Diploma in Science   (GradDipSc)
120.00
  DJ1043   Graduate Certificate in Science   (GradCertSc)
60.00
Timetable
2025Semester 1
Class Stream Starting Ending Day Time Room
ASTR500/W101  03-Mar-2025  27-Jun-2025       
ASTR500/W102  03-Mar-2025  27-Jun-2025       
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