Taught course

Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate

University of Reading · Department of Meteorology

Entry requirements

Prior knowledge of meteorology is not necessary although some experience with computer programming will be helpful. A first or second class (2:2) honours degree in physics, mathematics or a closely related subject is required (or equivalent from a university outside the UK).

Months of entry


Course content

* Study at one of only four universities to have a Met Office Academic Partnership
* Join a Department with internationally leading research on weather and climate
* Apply your skills to understand the future of our changing planet
* Learn how to run and develop numerical models of the atmosphere and climate systems

About the Department

Meterorology at Reading

Broaden your understanding of the middle ages and build a unique pathway for your interests and aims.

You will join a vibrant academic community and work in a truly interdisciplinary environment, thanks to our co-operation with other departments across the University, the Museum of English Rural Life, and the University's Institute of Education.

Our master's students are an important part of the Department. You will be involved in our research seminar series and will be invited to our conferences and events.

We also have a dedicated postgraduate room, where our master's and doctoral students work together, exchange ideas and motivate each other.

The programme is very flexible and allows you to register full time, part time or on a modular basis.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Global Recruitment Team