University of Reading

Atmosphere, Oceans and Climate

* Study at one of only four universities to have a Met Office Academic Partnership

* Join a Department with internationally leading research on weather and climate

* Apply your skills to understand the future of our changing planet

* Learn how to run and develop numerical models of the atmosphere and climate systems

**Meteorology 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

Prior knowledge of meteorology is not necessary although some experience with computer programming will be helpful. A first or second class (2:2) honours degree in physics, mathematics or a closely related subject is required (or equivalent from a university outside the UK).

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).
Prior knowledge of meteorology is not necessary although some experience with computer programming will be helpful. A first or second class (2.2) honours degree in physics, mathematics or a closely related subject is required (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). 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

* Numerical modelling of the atmosphere and oceans

* Fluid dynamics

* Global circulation of the atmosphere and oceans

Check our website for more details of the course structure.
Modules include: Atmospheric physics; Fluid dynamics; Numerical modelling of the atmosphere and oceans; Mid-latitude weather systems; Global circulation of the atmosphere and oceans.

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
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 Part-time September 2018 24 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 12 12 Months

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