Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
TÄHT6000 Theoretical basics of astrophysics 6 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Alexandr Riehokainen
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2013–2014 X X
Preceding studies
TÄHT5001 Astronomy 1
TÄHT5002 Astronomy 2

Learning outcomes

Theoretical description of more important astrophysical phenomena, processes and mechanisms is the main aim of this course.


Course contents of the different part of physics, among them: basics of radiative transfer, elements of electromagnetic theory, special relativity, bremsstrahlung, synchrotron radiation, Compton scattering and plasma effects.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 40 h 0 h
Exercises 30 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In Finnish
Written exam


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

3. year autumn
3. year spring

Belongs to following study modules

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