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im considering taking astrophysics in university but i want to have a job
what other jobs are their for an astrophysics undergrad other than an astrophysicist
some unis that i'm applying to are a double major between physics and astrophysics.
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(Original post by Alevels25749)
im considering taking astrophysics in university but i want to have a job
what other jobs are their for an astrophysics undergrad other than an astrophysicist
some unis that i'm applying to are a double major between physics and astrophysics.
Finance, data science, tech, certain areas of defence, civil service, consulting, IP, business management grad schemes.
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im considering taking astrophysics in university but i want to have a job
what other jobs are their for an astrophysics undergrad other than an astrophysicist
some unis that i'm applying to are a double major between physics and astrophysics.
Ditto everything mnot listed. A lot of jobs don't require specific degrees.

btw it's not a major or double major, that doesn't apply in the UK outside of liberal arts courses. "Physics with/and astrophysics" isn't a joint honours thing, but in practice just means "physics but we've preselected the otherwise optional modules for astrophysics"
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One person I know who did an astrophysics PhD became a data scientist at an international (life) insurance firm. Someone else I know who did an MPhys and specialised in astro became a software developer at the Met Office. As above the majority of grad jobs don't have any specific degree requirements, and the ones that do usually are just requiring a numerate/quantitative degree - which physics/astrophysics is. So you would have a pretty wide range of options available to you.
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