To be able to follow Doctoral Program in Astronomy properly, students need to have a good background in physics and mathematics as well as a sufficient basis in astronomy. For participants with a non-astronomy background or not a graduate of Masters Program in Astronomy in the Advanced Astrophysics track whose graduation year is more than 5 years at the time of registration to Doctoral Program in Astronomy (nonlinear extension), they are required to take elective courses for Doctoral Program in Astronomy with a minimum of 12 credits. Other elective courses can be selected from the head 6 master’s elective courses.
Broadly speaking, the curriculum for Doctoral Program in Astronomy is divided into:
Total: 6 semester, 42 Credits
- Compulsory: 34 Credits
- Elective: 8 Credits
For students of Doctoral Program in Astronomy with non-linear extension backgrounds, they are required to take 12 additional credits, so the total credit is 54 credits.