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ANU Online Course On Astrophysics

Australian National University is offering free online course on Astrophysics. This course will explore the mysteries of exoplanets – planets around other stars. This course is part of the AstrophysicsXSeries. This course is designed for people who would like to get a deeper understanding of mysteries than that ofYou will need reasonable high-school level mathematics and physics to get the most out of this course.  This is a self-paced course which will start from September 15.

Course Details In Brief

Level: Introductory
Length: 9 weeks
Effort: 3 hours pw
Subject: Astrophysics
Institution: Australian National University and edX
Languages: English.
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes. Verified certifcate at $50.
Session: Starts 15th September 2015.

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Why Choose ANU MOOC? 

This is a free online course it can be accessed free of charge. Applicants not having previous experience or studying any subject can apply for this course. The Universitat Politècnica de Valencia (UPV) is a public educational institution that offers modern, flexible degrees designed to meet the demands of society, as well as official postgraduate programmes that are subject to demanding educational quality control systems.
It is the only Spanish technological University ranked among the best in the world, according to the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). It is also ranked among the 100 best universities in the world that are less than 50 years old (Times Higher Education Index). After completing this course, you will be prepared to introduce yourself, ask basic questions, and conduct a brief conversation in Spanish.

Course Introduction

This 16-week Spanish language course is aimed at students who would like to learn conversational Spanish starting with Spanish basics. The course introduces everyday language and includes activities to practice all four language skills: reading comprehension, writing, listening comprehension and speaking.

After completing this course, you will be prepared to introduce yourself, ask basic questions, and conduct a brief conversation in Spanish. This course uses reference materials, cultural notes, grammar explanations, functions of language, etc. Students will be able to monitor their progress by taking a number of performance tests and a final achievement test.

 You Will Learn

-An understanding of the different methods used to find and study exoplanet
-Knowledge of the results obtained by these methods
-edxAn appreciation of how scientists tackle difficult problems

For detailed information go through edX.