12 months
Duration
32858 USD/year
32858 USD/year
17456 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) offers M.S. degrees in the physics, chemistry, and biology of the atmosphere-ocean system. The M.S. is earned as part of the Ph.D. program. Students may also graduate with a M.S. degree.

Overview

Learning Outcomes

The Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has the following learning outcomes:

  • Display mastery of basic principles and tools of science: calculus, physics, chemistry, computer programming, and writing
  • Display fundamental understanding of atmospheric and oceanic sciences
  • Demonstrated analytical and mathematical skills through application of learned concepts and tools to solve theoretical, computational, and empirical problems
  • Ability to apply knowledge to independently identify, analyze, and understand real-world problems and issues
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication of results and conclusions of investigative work

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid
  • Dynamics of Earth System
  • Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
  • Atmospheric and Oceanic Turbulence
  • Ocean Science
  • Atmospheric Chemistry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For the Master of Science degree in Atmospheric Sciences there are no admission requirements in addition to University minimum requirements and no application form in addition to the one used by Graduate Admissions/Student and Academic Affairs. 
  • Three letters of recommendation are required. 
  • In addition to students holding bachelors' degrees in meteorology or atmospheric sciences, graduates with degrees in related disciplines -- astronomy, chemistry, engineering, geophysics, oceanography, mathematics, and physics -- are encouraged to apply for graduate status in the department. 
  • Programs are arranged by consultation between the student and the department's graduate advisers, and considerable flexibility is maintained so that maximum advantage may be taken of previous education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32858 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    32858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32858 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17456 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Beverly Hills

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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