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Astronomy Diploma Course

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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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Astronomy Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

This is an introductory course on astronomy. You’ll be taken through the basics of the subject and how the universe came to be, before focusing on examining various celestial bodies and exploring our Solar System and its constituent planets, the sun, and our moon. You’ll discover the stars and constellations, comets, moons, asteroids, and galaxies and receive guidance on how to locate and view them.

The Astronomy Diploma Course begins by easing you in with an introduction to the subject itself and a brief look at its history. It outlines the various fields and branches of astronomy and discusses being an amateur astronomer – the equipment to use (and what you can see...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – Astronomy Basics
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: What is Astronomy?
  • Part 2: Models of the Universe
  • Part 3: Galileo and the Telescope
  • Part 4: Fields of Astronomy
  • Part 5: Branches of Astronomy
  • Part 6: Being an Amateur Astronomer
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 – Measuring and Locating
  • Part 1: Celestial Coordinates
  • Part 2: The Ecliptic
  • Part 3: Distance
  • Part 4: Reading a Star Map
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 – Cosmology
  • Part 1: The Origin of the Universe
  • Part 2: Our Solar System
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 – Our Solar System
  • Part 1: Solar System
  • Part 2: Inner Planets
  • Part 3: Outer Planets
  • Part 4: Planetary Orbits
  • Part 5: Other Bodies
  • Part 6: Observing the Planets
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 – Sun, Earth and Moon
  • Part 1: Sun
  • Part 2: Earth
  • Part 3: Moon
  • Part 4: Moon Phases
  • Part 5: Observing the Moon
  • Part 6: Time
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 – Inner Solar System
  • Part 1: What is a Planet?
  • Part 2: Mercury
  • Part 3: Venus
  • Part 4: Observing Venus
  • Part 5: Mars
  • Part 6: Observing Mars
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Outer Solar System
  • Part 1: Jupiter
  • Part 2: Saturn
  • Part 3: Uranus
  • Part 4: Neptune
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – Stars and Constellations
  • Part 1: What is a Star?
  • Part 2: The 88 Constellations
  • Part 3: Finding Commonly Viewed Constellations
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 – Comets, Moons and Asteroids
  • Part 1: Comets
  • Part 2: Moons
  • Part 3: Asteroids and Meteors
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 – Galaxies
  • Part 1: Galaxies
  • Part 2: Observing Galaxies
  • Part 3: The Milky Way
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Astronomy Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Astronomy Diploma Course is perfect for anyone who finds themselves looking at the night sky and wondering what is out there and how it all came to be. Stargazers who have some knowledge but want to expand their understanding of astronomy and how to find various celestial bodies will also gain a lot from studying this course.

Accreditations

The Astronomy Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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