University of Reading

University of Reading

Applied Meteorology

This course aims to provide a rigorous and quantitative scientificbackground for work in all branches of applied meteorology and to show how this background can be used in a variety of contexts. The course helps you develop a strong foundation inthe fundamental physical properties of the atmosphere and the techniques used to measure the atmosphere and make and interpret weather and climate forecasts.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 2nd Class Honours degree in a mathematical or physical science required (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Degrees in environmental or agricultural sciences or geography may also be acceptable if mathematics and physics have been studied to A level or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Atmospheric physics; forecasting systems and applications; experiencing the weather; climate change; tropical weather systems.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 3,025 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 9,075 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months
PgDip Full-time - 12 months
PgDip Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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0118 378 5289