ASTR425-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

The Structure and Evolution of Galaxies

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


This course will give a thorough grounding in the physics of galaxies, covering galactic structure, dynamics, stellar populations, the Local Group. spiral galaxies, elliptical galaxies, galactic formation, galactic distribution and large-scale structure.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department. RP: ASTR112, ASTR211 or
ASTR212, 33 points from PHYS221-224


ASTR325, PHYS325

Recommended Preparation

ASTR112, ASTR211 or ASTR212, 33 points from PHYS221-224

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Michael Albrow

Additional Course Outline Information

Academic integrity

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,066.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences on the department and colleges page .

All ASTR425 Occurrences

  • ASTR425-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021