Discover the Universe - with SAO

Welcome to the SAO web site and thanks for your interest. We provide some specific links to information about the program. As well, at left you will find a menu with links to even more information about SAO.

Swinburne Astronomy Online (SAO) is a fully online postgraduate degree program in astronomy.

What is SAO? * Our Units * Why study at Swinburne? * How does SAO work? * History of SAO

Award winning, teaching excellence. Testimonials from SAO graduates

Entry requirements

Discover your new universe Where are our graduates now?

For contact information please click here

For our FAQ page (which contains upcoming semester dates) please click here

For information on how to apply click here

Image Credits: Helix nebula - NASA, ESA, C.R. O'Dell (Vanderbilt University), M. Meixner and P. McCullough (STScI); Galaxy Messier 51/NGC5194 - NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA); Saturn (from Cassini) - NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute; Supernova Remnant SNR 0509-67.5 - Science: NASA, ESA, and B. Schaefer and A. Pagnotta (Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge), Image: NASA, ESA, CXC, SAO, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and J. Hughes (Rutgers University); Globular cluster Messier 80/NGC 6093 - The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/ STScI/ NASA); The Sun - Courtesy of SOHO/EIT consortium. SOHO is a project of international cooperation between ESA and NASA.

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