Are you fascinated by the night sky? Do you ever wonder about the movements of stars? Would you like to explore the mysteries of the big bang? Then look no further than GCSE Astronomy.
Studying in your own time, at your own pace, you’ll explore every known corner of the known universe! You’ll learn about the major components of our galaxy, from the Earth, moon, and sun, to the surrounding planets, comets and stars. You’ll explore the forces which have shaped our planetary systems, causing day, night, and seasonal cycles. You’ll travel in time to understand how stargazers through the centuries have used astrological observations to make sense of our place in the world, before uncovering how current theories for the evolution of our universe may shape humanity’s future.
GCSE Astronomy combines science and maths to provide a range of essential skills such as problem-solving, data analysis, and outside-the-box thinking
This course will help you to develop skills that are highly valued by universities and employers, such as scientific thinking, problem-solving skills, and the ability to evaluate observations and methodologies. A qualification in astronomy will open the doors for a career in other branches of science, such as meteorology, or a profession in planetariums, museums, and even engineering! It’s the first step into astronomy, but a giant leap for your future. You’ll have a clear induction to the course, and your assignments will be well-structured to help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to excel in your exams.
You’ll get all this too:
- Fast Track – In a rush? You’ll have the option to complete this course within a year.
- Guaranteed Exam Venue – Finding exam spaces can be tough, so with Oxbridge you’ll get guaranteed access to our network of partnership exam centres around the UK
- Exam Pass Guarantee – We’re so confident, if you don’t pass the first time, we’ll support you to the next exam for free