University of Reading

University of Reading

Data Assimilation and Inverse Modelling in Geosciences

This course aims to provide a foundation of the theory and techniques of data assimilation and inverse methods and their application to atmosphere, ocean, land surface, cryosphere, hydrology, and oil and gas reservoir modelling.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class degree in physics, mathematics or a closely related subject is required (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Admission to the Diploma may be possible with slightly lower qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Theory and techniques of data assimilation; fluid dynamics of ocean and atmosphere; stochastic processes; environmental data exploration and visualisation; Monte Carlo method and particle filters.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

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

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