Unit

School Of Science

A Cosmic PerspectiveWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301247.3

Discipline: ASTRONOMY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Ain De Horta


Assumed Knowledge
Knowledge of Mathematics equivalent to 2-unit HSC, and experience with the use of computer software such as Excel or Word would be beneficial. Previous experience of statistics or computer programming will be an advantage but is not essential.


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
The unit explores and challenges scientific as well as cultural perspectives on the cosmos, from its composition, expansion and the development and endings of the stars and planets, to life, its limits, evolution and mass extinctions on Earth. The unit also considers the development of consciousness, astrology vs astronomy, expanding horizons, space travel and space exploration.


Courses
3698.4Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)CURRENT
3699.4Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCURRENT
3735.1Master of Data ScienceCONTINUING
3735.2Master of Data ScienceCURRENT
3749.2Master of ScienceCURRENT
3776.1Graduate Certificate in Science (Exit only)CURRENT
3777.1Graduate Diploma in Science (Exit only)CURRENT
3780.1Master of Information and Communications Technology/Master of Data ScienceCURRENT
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT


Specialisations

A3037.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway A - 2.5 yearsCURRENT
A3046.1Master of Communications Technology/Master of Data Science - Pathway A - 3 year programCURRENT
ST3063.1Space ScienceCURRENT




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