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MScApplied Meteorology and Climatology

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.

Programme structure

The programme was initiated in 1963 and developed in response to industry and research institution requirements for applied meteorologists and climatologists. This demand continues, partially due to the growing attention of the society to climate change, its mitigation and adaptation to it.

Skills gained

The programme aims to:

Provide training in theoretical and applied aspects of atmospheric physics and dynamics, quantitative modelling techniques, weather forecasting, climate prediction and observation of atmospheric processes.

Equip you with the skills of quantitative and statistical analysis with regards to atmospheric data processing and management.

Enable you to apply theoretical concepts and analytical techniques to the resolution of environmental and socio-economic problems that have an atmospheric origin.

Develop your independent research ability.

Convert participants with non-environmental backgrounds to applied meteorologists and climatologists.

Develop your communication skills using traditional and IT-based media.

Career opportunities

The MSc course in Applied Meteorology and Climatology was initiated in 1963/64. It was developed in response to industry and research institution requirements for applied meteorologists and climatologists. This demand still continues. For example, over the period of the last decade, about 45 percent of graduates from the course have entered employment directly related to applied meteorology and climatology, while 37 percent have taken up research posts in this area

Examples of the destinations for graduates are:

The UK Met Office;
MeteoGroup (London);
Weathernews UK Ltd (Aberdeen and Japan);
The Weather Services International (Birmingham);
Vaisala TMI (Birmingham);

PhD studies in various universities including:

Cambridge,
University of East Anglia,
Edinburgh,
Swansea,
University of Central London,
Leicester,
UMIST
University of British Columbia in Canada.

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application deadline
31 Dec 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Budapest time
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application deadline
31 Dec 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Budapest time
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States