How to qualify
Degree: BSc in physics, mathematics or engineering, or a specific undergraduate astronomy degree.
Other recommended subjects at university: pure and applied mathematics, computer science, statistics, electronics and chemistry.
Undergraduate astronomy courses are offered at several universities.
Where to study
- University of Cape Town
- University of Witwatersrand
- University of Venda
- University of Free State
- University of Kwazulu Natal and many others
– astronomical research facilities such as HartRAO, SAAO, SKA and MeerKAT
– universities or colleges, teaching physics, mathematics or astronomy
– government agencies
– research organizations
– biotechnology companies
– private organizations