Level 4 – Astrobiology
It gives us great pleasure to be able to offer this course with kind permission of Wiley Blackwell Publishers and Professor Charles Cockell of University of Edinburgh.
The format of this course is to follow the interactives within the E-Learning portal which also contains video material, followed by a quiz at the end which must be passed before the certificate can be downloaded.
Tutor support will be forum based, link provided on enrolment.
Although pitched at Level 3 – 4 this is more a degree (Batchelors) level course therefore is is recommended the student will have at least an IGCSE or AS/ A Level in
What is Astrobiology?
Astrobiology is concerned with the evolution of life in the universe and if life could exist outside of Planet Earth. It is also a newish but rapidly expanding field of astronomy where as we begin to understand more about exo-planets and indeed our own and of course, Mars it will play more of a significant role.
End – 50 question multiple choice quiz
It is recommended you purchase the book:-
Astrobiology – Understanding life in the Universe by Prof Charles Cockell
click here to purchase (please note, OASA receives no commission from the sale of the book).
The course tutor
Dr Marika Tarasashvili
Dr Tarasashvili is researcher of Astrobiology at Javakhishvili Tbilisi state university and teaches at the British Georgian International School.
The start date for this course will be 31st Jan 2018 but we’re accepting enrolments now. Cost £100