Courses - General Education
Planets, Stars and Galaxies
A non-advancing course in physics for students interested in astronomy. Topics include a survey of astronomical objects in the universe, the tools of observational astronomy, stellar evolution, quasars and black holes, cosmology. This course does not require a formal background in mathematics or physics.
Science and Technology of Sustainable Energy
Leading-edge science behind the various technologies which underpin new sustainable energy sources will be discussed in a way which will lead to understanding of the advantages, disadvantages, and compromises involved. Case-study examples include solar energy, wind energy, biofuels, geothermal energy, tidal energy, wave energy, and hydrogen energy.
Source: The University of Auckland 2013 Online Calendar
Last updated on: Thursday 1 November 2012