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Overview

Program description:
The objective of the Astronomy Master’s Degree Program is to provide a comprehensive knowledge of astronomy including related interdisciplinary areas. Students will also acquire competencies in the wider field of scientific research, in the use of technical language, in team work and in the communication of scientific results, they will also develop an ability to resolve novel or unusual problems arising in a multidisciplinary context. The objective of the Astronomy MSc programme is the formation of fully trained astronomers and astrophysicists capable of supervised observational and theoretical research in astronomy and related fields.

Entry requirements:
BSc diploma in physical sciences, earth sciences or any other area of natural sciences. BSc-level knowledge of key areas of mathematics, physics and information technology (IT). If BSc degree is in (or with a specialisation in) physical sciences, this knowledge is assumed; otherwise, evidence in the form of transcripts must be presented.

Preferably, BSc-level knowledge of astronomy. If BSc degree is in (or with a specialisation in) astronomy or astrophysics, this knowledge is assumed; otherwise, evidence in the form of transcripts must be presented.


Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
oral

Entrance exam location:
Electronic

Entrance exam description:
Introductory talk on the phone, general and technical questions, the previous studies, to match listened courses

Contact:
Ms Éva Nagy
international coordinator
sh@ttk.elte.hu

Preparatory year available:
No

Specialisation year available:
No

Minimum number of scholarship holders:
10

Maximum number of scholarship holders:
15

Link:
studyinhungary.hu/institution/eotvos-lorand-university-66.html

Programme structure

https://www.elte.hu/en/astronomy-msc

Career opportunities

After completing the requirements listed above, students are awarded an MSc degree. The MSc degree qualifies its holder to take up positions in the relevant fields and to enlist to a postgraduate (PhD) study programme.

Job examples:

Postgraduate (PhD) studentships at a Hungarian, European or international university research assistant’s positions at a Hungarian, European or international research institute industry positions where a strong training in IT, signal processing, physics and electromagnetic wave analysis are an advantage, including telecommunications, computer technology, software companies, air control, satellite communications, etc.

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States