Cosmology, 10 credits
Academic year 2022/2023
Autumn 2022, 67%, Campus
Start date: 29 August 2022
End date: 30 October 2022
Application deadline: 19 April 2022
Application code: UU-13006 Application
Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed
Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
Registration: 28 July 2022 – 28 August 2022
Entry requirements: 120 credits including 30 credits in mathematics and 60 credits in physics. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 24,167
Tuition fee, total: SEK 24,167
Please note: Self studies in case of few participants.
About the course
Cosmology is about the origin of the universe and its development. The course discusses relativity, the Big Bang and the inflationary model. Further the course contains thermodynamics and the nucleosynthesis of the early universe, how structures are formed and grow as well as the formation of galaxies. Black holes, dark matter and dark energy is also discussed.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1
Box 516, 751 20 UPPSALA
Telephone: +46 18 471 35 21