12 months
18525 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Meteorology from The University of the West Indies is addressing both fundamental questions in Science and Technology as well as finding scientific solutions to real-life problems facing Caribbean people.  


Meteorology from The University of the West Indies introduces students at Tropical Coastal and Marine Resource Management, Climate Change, Water Resources Management, Land Management and Environmental Resilience/

Students at Meteorology from The University of the West Indies will:

  • develop problem solving skills, creativity, logical thinking and analytical skills. 
  • gain skills that can be applied throughout life, enhancing their employability and their standard of living.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Numerical Weather Prediction 
  • Aerosols and Air Quality 
  • Tropical Meteorology 
  • Hydro-meteorology 
  • Statistical Forecasting 
  • Remote Sensing 
  • Short and Long-term Forecasting 
  • Climate Variability 
  • Climate Change

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • MPhil Candidates require at least an Upper-Second Class Honours degree with a strong background in the area in which they wish to undertake their research.  All research students are normally expected to register initially for the MPhil degree but may later, with suitable progress, be upgraded to register for the PhD degree.
  • Application Processing Fee (BDS $30 for applicants from  contributing countries OR US $30 for applicants from a non-contributing countries)
  • Birth Certificate (certified or notarized copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae (2 copies)
  • Two (2) Referee reports (PDF)
  • Professional Certificates/Diplomas
  • Marriage Certificate (where applicable) (certified or notarised copy)
  • Legal Affidavit or deed poll if your present name is different from that on the Birth Certificate (certified or notarised copy)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18525 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18525 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • International students Part-Time: 9525 USD
  • UGC-Funded for national students: BDS$ 6,000.00 and 3,000.00 for part time option per year.

Living costs for Bridgetown

1960 - 2590 BBD /month
Living costs

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


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