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Atmospheric Science

University of Kansas

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
19322 USD/year
24023 USD/year
10061 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The purpose of the Atmospheric Science program at University of Kansas is to expand the student's knowledge of fundamental atmospheric processes and how the atmosphere interacts with other parts of the environment.

Overview

Atmospheric Science students become familiar with quantitative research methods and how these various approaches can be used to address different problems in atmospheric science. 

Learning outcomes

Students at University of Kansas gain an in depth ability to learn specific skills and apply them toward his/her thesis work. These skills consist of, for example, statistical analysis techniques, numerical modeling, or work with atmospheric instrumentation. The breadth of the program and the diverse research topics explored by the faculty are able to accommodate students with a variety of interests.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Physical Meteorology
  • Atmospheric Thermodynamics
  • Atmospheric Dynamics 
  • Synoptic-Dynamic Weather Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entering students are ideally expected to have completed an undergraduate degree in a physical science (e.g., physics, chemistry, atmospheric science, oceanography), mathematics, or engineering.
  • Entering students will be expected to have studied mathematics, including vector calculus and ordinary differential equations. 
  • Prospective students should also have taken the equivalent of at least 2 semesters of calculus-based physics and one of chemistry.
  • A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required. Applicants with a GPA of less than 3.0 may be considered for admission on a probationary or provisional status.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19322 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19322 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24023 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24023 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10061 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10061 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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