Can I do a GCSE in astronomy? As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in astronomy, our GCSE Astronomy online course is ideal if you: Have an interest in space and the Universe. Plan to study observational astronomy and theoretical astronomy.
What GCSEs do you need for astronomy? Entry requirements
You’ll usually need: 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English, maths and science. 2 or 3 A levels, or equivalent, including maths and physics.
Is GCSE astronomy hard? Mathematically tougher than physics GCSE I’d say, though there is scope to avoid some of the more mathematical elements and concentrate on picking the marks up elsewhere. The coursework (controlled assessment) part can be onerous, but its also really interesting as long as you are interested!
Does astronomy class require math? Introductory Astronomy Class Overview
Many of the students who take an introductory astronomy course are not pursuing a degree in science. Therefore, students do not need an in-depth knowledge of math or physics before taking this type of course. An introductory astronomy course covers topics such as: The solar system.