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I am currently an undergraduate student in mathematics, and wanted to pursue a career in astronomy area. What graduate programme should i take? is applied mathematics sufficient? I am currently working on my thesis pertain to Finite Volume Methods and Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations, is this a topic that will be useful in astronomy area and something that is rare..?

I will be glad to get an answer or a hint for where i can get the answer, thank you

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Well, you need urgently to take undergraduate physics, that's for sure. Applied Mathemtics only seems to be very insufficient for a graduate in any theoretical science, but more in physics. You shall need, I think, linear and abstract algebra, geometries and a rather hefty background in analysis, both real and complex but also functional. And, of course, first of all check with your target graduate school about the requirements. –  DonAntonio Nov 17 '13 at 13:32

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