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

  1. University of Cape  Town
  2. University of Witwatersrand
  3. University of Venda
  4. University of Free State
  5. University of Kwazulu Natal and many others

Potential Employers
– astronomical research facilities such as HartRAO, SAAO, SKA and MeerKAT
– universities or colleges, teaching physics, mathematics or astronomy
– museums
– government agencies
– research organizations
– biotechnology companies
– planetariums
– private organizations