Dates for 2023/2024

Discover our range of astronomy courses at the Royal Observatory.

Join a course in person, or take part in our live online sessions that cover everything from an Introduction to Astronomy, Astrophotography or Life in the Universe

There are courses to suit every level, from fascinating introductory courses to advanced astrophysics.

Click on a course below to find out more.

What’s On

Introduction to Astrophysics
Courses | Astronomy courses

Introduction to Astrophysics

Explore topics at the cutting edge of scientific research and the limits of human knowledge
Tuesdays, 7–9pm | 6-week courses available from 12 Sep 2023; 2 Jan and 16 Apr 2024
Royal Observatory

About our courses

Our astronomy and astrophysics courses at the Royal Observatory Greenwich are suitable for a range of individuals and experience. They include short beginner courses, one and two-year courses for those keen to pursue astrophysics in more detail, and further learning in a variety of topics related to astronomy.

Students get to study in a unique environment supported by a range of equally unique resources, including expert tutors, a state-of-the-art digital planetarium, and the country’s largest lensed telescope

Everyone taking a course at the Royal Observatory is entitled to a 10% discount for books purchased from Royal Museums Greenwich - please check with your course tutor for more details!

Choose your tickets

Royal Observatory

  • Walk the Prime Meridian line
  • See the best view in London
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult £20
Child £10