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Meteorology and Climate and a year in Oklahoma MMet

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    Master of Meteorology - MMet

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Meteorology is a vital tool for tackling the biggest issues facing the planet today, including ozone depletion and climate change. This course is accredited by the Royal Meteorological Society and leads to a masters-level qualification. It is ideal for someone who is considering a career in climate or meteorological research.

If you are fascinated by storms and tornadoes, then studying MMet Meteorology and Climate with a year in Oklahoma will be the perfect chance to study severe weather systems up close.

This course is approved by the Royal Meteorological Society as appropriate academic training for meteorologists seeking the qualifications of Chartered Meteorologist (CMet) or Registered Meteorologist (RMet).

Our degree programmes are also accredited by the British Computer Society - the Chartered Institute for IT.

Career

A degree in Meteorology and Climate will provide you with a range of transferable skills, including teamwork, presenting, computing, data set analysis, numeracy, scientific writing and the ability to work to deadlines.

As a graduate of this degree, you will be well-placed to move on to postgraduate research and may choose to return to the USA to study for a master's or PhD at Oklahoma or other universities.

You can also go on to work as a forecaster or research scientist for a national organisation, such as the UK Met Office, or a commercial company. Financial businesses are increasingly employing weather forecasters to advise traders of the possible outcomes of the weather on prices of commodities, and several our graduates now work in this area. Additionally, you can choose to become a broadcast meteorologist, and appear regularly on BBC networks or regional independent broadcasters such as STV. You may also decide to move into a career within environmental and physical sciences or mathematics, such as flood modelling or pollution prediction.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 20,830per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 21,000 students from around 165 countries.
Reading is just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

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