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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TFYS7006 Cosmology 8 ECTS
Organised by
Theoretical Physics
Person in charge
Iiro Vilja
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

The student will have understanding of the theories describing the very early universe, their properties, and their problems. The student understands the basic phenomena and concepts of cosmology, and is able to apply them in calculation of cosmology.


Standard cosmology including nucleosynthesis, recombination, and structure formation;
problems of standard cosmology and their solutions: Inflation. The latest developments and theories.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 54 h 0 h
Exercises 20 h 0 h

Teaching language


Finnish /English, if needed.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year autumn
5. year autumn

Will be lectured next time in the autumn 2016.

Study materials

hand-out; S. Dodelson: Modern Cosmology (Academic Press).

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
DP in Physical Sciences
DP in Physics Education Track
DP in Physical Sciences
DP in Theoretical Physics
Finnish Study Modules