Introduction to Astronomy

Introduction to Astronomy

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Overview

Gain a complete understanding of how the Milky Way works and watch the skies with wonder, as this innovative course takes you into Outer Space. Whether you are an amateur astronomer or a seasoned stargazer, you’ll be enthralled by this lively and comprehensive tutorial package that acts as an introduction to Astronomy. Each interactive online module will provide a guide to each component of astronomical study and an overview of humanity’s relationship with it.

Description

You will be guided through a wide range of fascinating subjects, from the basics of observing the sky at night, to various scientific theories on how the Universe will eventually end. In-between the Big Bang Theory and end of everything, you will be given an in-depth analysis of every planet in the Solar System and its properties. Along with an overview of comets, stars, and asteroids, the course also explores the phenomena of black-holes, alien life-forms, and the probability of the Multiverse existing. Enrol for an out-of-this-world experience.

Learning outcomes: 

  • Know the basics of Astronomy and how to view the sky at night
  • Understand the Earth’s relationship with the Moon
  • Learn facts about each planet in the Solar System
  • Acquire knowledge about asteroids, comets, and meteors
  • Appreciate the links between Astronomy and Astrology 
  • Obtain information about distant galaxies and stars
  • Attain an acute understanding of the birth and death of the Universe
  • Explore fascinating theories about the Multiverse and Extraterrestrials 

Why People Love And Enrol In The Introduction to Astronomy From One Education:

  • Instantly accessible CPD-accredited certificate on successful completion of this Introduction to Astronomy
  • 24/7 access to the course for 12 months
  • Study at your own pace
  • No hidden fees or exam charges
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • Efficient assessment and instant results

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

To enhance your knowledge regarding the course and to further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

Certification

After completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.

Who is This course for?

This course is ideal for amateur Astronomers or anyone with a keen interest in science as a whole.  It also covers many subjects that fans of science-fiction and space-exploration enthusiasts will be attracted to.

Requirements

There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Introduction to Astronomy. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Introduction to Astronomy is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to Astronomy and all appropriate comparable subjects. This may cover the following roles and interests: 

  • Amateur Astronomer
  • Science graduates and students
  • Science-fiction and fact fans
  • Space exploration enthusiasts
  • Telescope owners

Course Curriculum

Introduction to Astronomy
Module 01: Basics of Astronomy 00:34:00
Module 02: Stargazing 01:00:00
Module 03: The Moon 00:23:00
Module 04: The Planets 00:57:00
Module 05: Meteor & Meteorites 00:17:00
Module 06: Asteroids 00:19:00
Module 07: Comets 00:17:00
Module 08: Stars and the Zodiac 00:29:00
Module 09: Galaxy, the Milky Way & Black Holes 00:24:00
Module 10: The Big Bang & Extra-terrestrial Life Forms 00:24:00
Module 11: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, the Multiverse 00:14:00
Module 12: How the Universe Might End 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Introduction to Astronomy 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Introduction to Astronomy 00:20:00
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