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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
TÄHT7006 Galaxies and their evolution 4 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Laura Portinari
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2013–2014 X
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

Application of stellar evolution to interpret the chemical and spectro-photometric properties of galaxies near and far; implications for galaxy evolution and cosmology.


Stellar nucleosynthesis and chemical evolution of galaxies; the Milky Way, disc galaxies and elliptical galaxies. Cosmic chemical evolution. Principles of population synthesis and spectro-photometric evolution of galaxies.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 28 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Oral exam
  • In English
Written exam
Oral exam


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year autumn
5. year autumn

Study materials

Lecture Notes.

B.E.J. Pagel: Nucleosynthesis and chemical evolution of galaxies, Cambridge UP,Second
edition, Cambridge UP, 2009.

Article: B.M. Tinsley,1980, Fundamentals of Cosmic Physics 5, 287

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
DP in Physical Sciences
Finnish Study Modules