Atmospheric Sciences, M.Sc. | University of Washington | Seattle, United States
12 months
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35781 USD/year
35781 USD/year
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About

The Atmospheric Sciences program from University of Washington leading to the degree of Master of Sciences is intended to enable students to grow with this field throughout their scientific careers, to recognize and understand new concepts, and to master new procedures as they emerge in the literature. 

Overview

Key facts

Achievement of this objective requires that students understand the fundamental principles of physics that are relevant to the atmosphere, acquire a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of atmospheric properties and behavior, and develop critical facilities.

Students in this department typically spend 2 – 2 1/2 years to complete a masters degree.

A student’s first year in the program will be spent completing a majority of the required coursework with the their research beginning in the following summer. However, if a student can manage the workload, they may begin conducting research with their faculty adviser earlier.

At the end of a student’s first summer of study, they will give a First Year Seminar, a 20-minute presentation that describes their progress towards defining a thesis topic and articulating the goals and methodology that will be used to carry out their research.

To complete the  Atmospheric Sciences program from University of Washington a student must submit their written thesis in accordance with the rules and procedures of the Graduate School,  presented orally to the faculty and students, and defended in discussion. A student’s Supervisory Committee will decide if a student’s thesis and defense were satisfactory for graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Physical Meteorology
  • Synoptic Meteorology
  • Atmospheric Radiation: Introductory 
  • Cloud Physics 
  • Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

Credits

36 alternative credits

quarter credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold the minimum equivalent of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution2 or a Bologna bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits.
  • All students confirming enrollment must provide an official (sealed) transcript and degree statement (with date of award & title of degree awarded) for verification to Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS). 
  • Have earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4 point scale) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35781 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35781 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    35781 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35781 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20535 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20535 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Seattle

1480 - 2580 USD /month
Living costs

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