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The Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics offers a number of courses in its two subject areas, at both undergraduate level (first cycle) and advanced level (second cycle). Many of the courses are relevant to both areas and to physics students in general, and some are more broadly cross-disciplinary.

The course page links go to course information pages in Canvas, where you can find information about syllabus, schedule, teachers, course evaluations and where to apply.

Undergraduate courses in astronomy

Astrobiology

Course code: ASTC01, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 2
Astrobiology in Canvas

Bachelor Degree Project in Astronomy

Course code: ASTK02, 15 hp
Course is given: Autumn and spring
Bachelor Degree Project in Astronomy in Canvas

Galaxies and Cosmology

Course code: ASTA33, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 2
Galaxies and Cosmology in Canvas

Introduction to Astrophysics

Course code: ASTB01, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 1
Introduction to Astrophysics in Canvas

Radiation Processes and Stellar Atmospheres

Course code: ASTA34, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 1
Radiation Processes and Stellar Atmospheres in Canvas

Basic Astronomy

Course code: ASTA03, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, not given until further notice

Conditions for Life in the Universe

Course code: ASTA04, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring even years, not given until further notice

The Universe and the Quarks

Course code: ASTA05, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring odd years, not given until further notice

Undergraduate courses in theoretical physics

Classical Mechanics and Special Relativity

Course code: FYTB14, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 1
Classical Mechanics and Special Relativity in Canvas

Bachelor Degree Project in Theoretical Physics

Course code: FYTK02, 15 hp
Course is given: Autumn and spring
Degree Projects in Theoretical physics in Canvas

Electromagnetism

Course code: FYTB13, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 1 and spring, period 2
Electromagnetism in Canvas

Fluid Dynamics

Course code: FYTA14, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 2
Fluid Dynamics in Canvas

The Scientific Method

Course code: SASF10/MNXA19, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 2 (for 2021)
The Scientific Method in Canvas

Advanced courses in astronomy

Computational Astrophysics

Course code: ASTM22, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 1
Computational Astrophysics in Canvas

Dynamical Astronomy

Course code: ASTM28, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 2
Dynamical Astronomy in Canvas

Extragalactic Astronomy

Course code: ASTM19, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 1, odd years
Extragalactic Astronomy in Canvas

High Energy Astrophysics

Course code: ASTM12, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 2, odd years
High Energy Astrophysics in Canvas

Master Degree Project

Course code: ASTM32, 7.5 hp
Course is given: See course page

Observational Techniques and Instrumentation

Course code: ASTM18, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 2, even years
Observational Techniques and Instrumentation in Canvas

Planetary Systems

Course code: ASTM20, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 1, even years
Planetary Systems in Canvas

Statistical Tools in Astrophysics

Course code: ASTM29, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 2
Statistical Tools in Astrophysics in Canvas

Stellar Structure and Evolution

Course code: ASTM25, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 1
Stellar Structure and Evolution in Canvas

Laboratory Astrophysics

Course code: ASTM15, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 2, odd years, on pause for now

Advanced courses in theoretical physics

Classical Mechanics

Course code: FYTN16, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 2, odd years
Classical Mechanics in Canvas

Computational Physics

Course code: FYTN03, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 1
Computational Physics in Canvas

Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics

Course code: FYTN11, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 2, even years
Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics in Canvas

General Relativity

Course code: FYTN08, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 2
General Relativity in Canvas

Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks and Deep Learning

Course code: FYTN14/EXTQ40, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 2
Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks and Deep Learning in Canvas

Introduction to Quantum Field Theory

Course code: FYTN10, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 1
Introduction to Quantum Field Theory in Canvas

Masters Degree Projects in Theoretical Physics

Course codes: FYTM03, 30 hp and FYTM04, 60 hp
Course is given: Autumn and spring
Degree Projects in Theoretical physics in Canvas

Mathematical Methods of Physics

Course code: FYTN01, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 1
Mathematical Methods of Physics in Canvas

Statistical Mechanics

Course code: FYTN15/FMFN25, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 2
Statistical Mechanics in Canvas

Symmetries and Group Theory

Course code: FYTN13, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 1, odd years
Symmetries and Group Theory in Canvas

Systems Biology - Models and Computations

Course code: FYTN12, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 2, even years
Systems Biology - Models and Computations in Canvas

Theoretical Biophysics

Course code: FYTN05/EXTQ01, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Spring, period 1
Theoretical Biophysics in Canvas

Theoretical Particle Physics

Course code: FYTN18, 7.5 hp
Course is given: Autumn, period 2
Theoretical Particle Physics in Canvas

Other courses

The Department of Physics, Science Faculty, Engineering Faculty and Center for Gender Studies have a course in Gender in Science and Technology (MNXA02, GEMF05, GNVB05).

Contact

Study advisor
Nils Ryde, ryde [at] astro [dot] lu [dot] se

Director of studies
Johan Rathsman, studierektor [at] astro [dot] lu [dot] se

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