Studying astronomy and astrophysics at ANU, ranked the best university in Australia1, provides you with the opportunity to not only diversify your career options but also make international connections. Many of our graduates go on to do research in astronomy and astrophysics at some of the best institutions in Australia and overseas, including Harvard, Princeton, UC Berkeley, Cal-Tech, MIT, Cambridge, Oxford, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, and of course, ANU.
This program also prepares graduates to pursue a career as a data scientist. These jobs are highly in demand from a large number of companies - from tech companies like Google, Apple, and Netflix, to Airlines or Banking. This program also opens you up to positions with space and defence companies like Lockheed Martin, Northrup Gruman, Boeing, and National Space Agencies.
1 - QS World University Rankings 2018