|Name||Website / Description|
|The Open University||The Open University
“How did the Universe begin? What is light, and why is the sky blue? What is a black hole and how could I see one? What is special about silicon chips or superconductors? How do body scanners, solar cells and lasers work? If you have an enquiring mind, studying physics and astronomy will help you find the answers.”
|The University of Manchester (Jodrell Bank)||The University of Manchester (Jodrell Bank)
“The Jodrell Bank Observatory is a British observatory that hosts a number of radio telescopes, and is part of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester.”
|Liverpool John Moores University||Liverpool John Moores University
“The Astrophysics Research Institute at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is one of the world’s leading authorities in Astronomy and Astrophysics.
|University of Central Lancashire||University of Central Lancashire
“The distance learning programme is taught primarily by staff within the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute, who are active in astronomy research. On occasion we also collaborate with other academic staff at the University with specialisms such as maths, biology or history. The programme has been operating since 1996, with a gradual build up to a full undergraduate degree, still the only Astronomy Bachelor of Science honours degree designed specifically for distance learning students.”
|Open Learn – Free Open University Learning Materials
“What is the LearningSpace?
Try over 600 free online courses from The Open University. Available from introductory to postgraduate level, each takes between 1 and 50 hours to study. Complete activities to assess your progress and compare your thoughts with sample answers. Sign up for free to get started!”
|National Space Centre – Leicester||National Space Centre
“The National Space Centre is an all-weather attraction for all the family, situated in the heart of the Midlands, located just two miles from Leicester city centre.”