Up Close and Personal With the Atmosphere

Edex picks out some of the top Meteorology programmes from around the world

Published: 13th October 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th October 2014 11:20 PM   |  A+A-

The University of Miami, US

The Rosenstiel School offers a Bachelor’s in Marine and Atmospheric Science with a major in Meteorology. The curriculum emphasises Maths and Physics basics, providing a strong foundation for an intensive study of Meteorology. Admission requirements includes reporting of academic transcripts and TOEFL scores.


The University of East Anglia, UK

The University prides itself for being the only one in UK to offer a MSci Dual Degree in Meteorology and Oceanography. The four-year course offers exciting insights into studying the Earth’s oceans, atmosphere, their interactions and external influences on them.


Rutgers University, US

Established in 1766, Rutgers is the eighth oldest higher education institute in US and offers an undergraduate programme in Meteorology. Essays and extracurricular activities are part of the application package. Admission queries maybe posted to Application deadline is March 1, 2015.


The University of Leeds, UK

School of Earth and Environment of the University offers a BSc in Meteorology and Climate Science. The School advertises that it is one of the few UK degrees that focuses entirely on Meteorology and Climate Science. On completion of the course, you might also seek entry to their MEnv Meteorology and Climate Science (International) programme provided you have secured a first class.


Dalhousie  University, canada

Faculty of Science offers BSc, Diploma in Meteorology as well as a combined course of the two. High school graduates can apply for BSc while those who completed three/four years of BSc degree in Maths, Physics, Chemistry or a science-related discipline can apply for the diploma.


The University of Hamburg, Germany

Meteorological Institute of the varsity offers training in study of general physics with a strong focus on the atmosphere. The courses according to the institute prepare graduates for interesting tasks in science, meteorological services and the private sector. Research areas you could specialise in include Theoretical, Physical, Technical and Applied Meteorology.



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