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Radioastronomical Techniques and Interferometry

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: ASM460
Autumn 2020
50% Day
Period: 2 November 2020 - 17 January 2021
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The aim of the course is that students attain a basic understanding of radio astronomy techniques and the astrophysical goals motivating radio astronomy measurements. The course shall enable the students to plan an astronomical experiment using either single dish or interferometry, and to determine the required integration time, choice of instrument etc. The course will explain how to go from raw radio astronomy data to final images/spectra. The level of understanding should be such that the students in their profession as engineers or scientists should be able to apply radioastronomical techniques.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: To be eligible for the course the student needs knowledge in mathematics and physics (including basic electromagnetism) equivalent to a Bachelor's degree. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 14 875 SEK
First payment: 14 875 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Majken Lundqvist,, 031-786 9143


Department of Physics
41296 Göteborg

Visiting address: Origovägen 6 B

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