Astronomy, Cosmology & Astrobiology Distance Learning Courses & Degrees

We offer an exciting distance learning programme of University courses and degrees in Astronomy,  Cosmology, Astrobiology and a wide range of other fascinating subjects.

For first-timers, our Entry Points are tailored for those with no prior knowledge of Astronomy, but take a quantitative approach at first year undergraduate level. Our full range of Certificates and Advanced Courses all the way up to a BSc (Hons) degree will suit students looking for a further challenge - all endorsed by the Royal Astronomical Society. Our BSc (Hons) in Astronomy is recognised by the Institute of Physics.

Start with an Astronomy or Cosmology Course.

Then Study Astrobiology, History, Physics or IT.

Advanced Courses and Studies in Stars, Galaxies and Cosmology.

Go on to a BSc(Hons) Degree in Astronomy and Advanced Astronomy Studies.

What's Happening

Applications for 2016/17 Open 1 February 2016

UCLan at European Astrofest 5-6 February 2016

Astrofest Quiz 2016 - Winners, Questions and Answers

Public Talk - Spring Lecture 'Big Bangs and Black Holes'