Taught in conjunction with New Zealand's leading weather forecasting organisation you'll learn about cloud physics, satellites, climatology and numerical weather prediction. Gain an expert understanding of mid-latitude weather systems, particularly weather systems in New Zealand and the Tasman Sea region. The Meteorology dprogramme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .You'll also do a practical project based on one of the research topics arising from the work of MetService. Gain new knowledge along with expertise in independent research, critical thinking and scientific rigour.
Choose to study the Master of Meteorology (MMet) or you can opt for the shorter Postgraduate Diploma in Meteorology (PGDipMet).
What you'll study
PGDipMet students will complete seven courses and MMet students will do nine.
- Satellite Meteorology
- Radiation and Thermodynamics for Meteorology
- Introduction to Dynamical Meteorology
- Mathematics for Earth Sciences
- Cloud Physics and Boundary Layer Meteorology
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesClimate Studies & Meteorology View 3 other Masters in Climate Studies & Meteorology in New Zealand
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics or similar subject with at least a B+ average. You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.
International35577 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 35577 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
National9579 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9579 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
Estimated international : NZ$53,750 for the full programme
Estimated domestic : NZ$14,472 for the full programme
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