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Applied Meteorology

* Join a world-class Department with internationally leading research

* Study at one of only four universities to be part of the Met Office Academic Partnership

* Work on a research project with one of over 30 industrial partners

* Gain hands-on experience through our field course, atmospheric observatory and professional forecaster training delivered by the Met Office

**Meterorology at Reading**

Broaden your understanding of the middle ages and build a unique pathway for your interests and aims.

You will join a vibrant academic community and work in a truly interdisciplinary environment, thanks to our co-operation with other departments across the University, the Museum of English Rural Life, and the University's Institute of Education.

Our master's students are an important part of the Department. You will be involved in our research seminar series and will be invited to our conferences and events.

We also have a dedicated postgraduate room, where our master's and doctoral students work together, exchange ideas and motivate each other.

The programme is very flexible and allows you to register full time, part time or on a modular basis.

Entry requirements

At least a second class (2:2) honours degree in a mathematical or physical science normally required (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Degrees in environmental or agricultural sciences or geography may also be acceptable if mathematics and physics have been studied to A level or equivalent.

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).
At least a second class (2.2) honours degree in a mathematical or physical science normally required (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Degrees in environmental or agricultural sciences or geography may also be acceptable if mathematics and physics have been studied to A level or equivalent. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Sample modules may include:

* Atmospheric Physics

* Experiencing the Weather: Field Trip in Dorset

* Measurements and instrumentation

* Forecasting systems and applications

* Boundary layer meteorology and micrometeorology

Check our website for more details of the course structure.
Modules include: Atmospheric physics; Operational forecasting systems and applications; Hazardous weather; Measurements and instrumentation; Experiencing the weather field course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2018 18,760 (Whole course) International 24 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 8,410 (Whole course) Home/EU 24 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2018 24 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 18,760 (Whole course) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 8,410 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 12 12 Months

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