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Course summary

Develop and apply your skills to understand the future of our changing planet. You'll learn how to create and run numerical models of the atmosphere and climate systems. Study topics such as atmospheric physics, fluid dynamics and global circulation. This course suits those with a strong background in maths and physics who want to enter a growing, exciting scientific field. For more information, please visit our programme page:


Sample modules may include: *Climate Change *Tropical Weather Systems *Oceanography *Remote Sensing *Extra-tropical Weather Systems Check our website for more details about the course structure.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Meteorological Society, Royal

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent). Entry requirements: Normally a good honours degree (2.2 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK, in a mathematical/physical science or a closely related subject. Please note, prior knowledge of meteorology is not necessary for this programme.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9500 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £9500 Whole course
EU £20600 Whole course
England £9500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9500 Whole course
Scotland £9500 Whole course
Wales £9500 Whole course
International £20600 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate at University of Reading - UCAS