At the University of Reading studying Applied Meteorology you will develop your skills in forecasting, weather analysis and statistics, and learn how to interrogate cutting-edge research.
This course is ideal if you are interested in a career in forecasting and applications of meteorology, weather and climate.You will join a world-class department that is renowned for its internationally leading research in all aspects of weather and climate science.
You will benefit from small class sizes as a result of our excellent staff-to-student ratio (about 1:1) at master's level. We run weekly weather and climate discussions, which incorporate our own real-time meteorological data. You may also be able to use this data in your own workYou will have the opportunity to work on a research project in collaboration with one of our industrial partners.
This is a great way to apply what you learn to industry and deepen your understanding of the natural world.Our Department is home to five Fellows of the Royal Society, as well as climate experts who contribute to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). This means you will be taught by academics who are leaders in their fields, and who draw on their research experience to give you unique scientific perspectives into the environmental issues that affect our world.
- Atmospheric physics
- Operational forecasting systems and applications
- Hazardous weather
- Measurements and instrumentation
- Experiencing the weather field course
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesEarth Sciences Climate Studies & Meteorology View 71 other Masters in Earth Sciences in United Kingdom
Normally a good honours degree (2.2 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK, in a mathematical/physical science or a closely related subject. Degrees in environmental or agricultural sciences or geography may be acceptable if maths and physics have been studied to A level or equivalent.
International22850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22850 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10550 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10550 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Reading
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