What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Mathematics and Physics at grade A
Mathematics and Physics at grade A
Mathematics and Physics at grade 6 at Higher Level
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers50%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This course is ideal for someone who is considering a career in climate or meteorological research and leads to a master’s-level qualification. If you are fascinated by storms and tornadoes, then a year in Oklahoma will be the perfect chance to study severe weather systems up close. The first two years are identical to the BSc Meteorology and Climate course and will cover all aspects of meteorology and climate, including atmospheric science and oceanography. You will then spend your third year at the University of Oklahoma. The modules during this part of the course will be geared towards the weather of the US High Plains regions and the methods used to observe and forecast it. During your final year, you will carry out an independent research project and can choose from an extended range of options at Master’s level. As a graduate of the MMet 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 may also decide to move into a career within environmental and physical sciences or mathematics, such as flood modelling or pollution prediction.
Samples modules may include: • Skills for environmental science • Linear algebra • Weather and climate fundamentals • Weather forecasting: practice and presentation • Atmospheric electricity Check our website for more details of the course structure.
The University of Reading is based on the beautiful Whiteknights campus and is perfectly situated with excellent links around the country. Firm choice applicants are guaranteed a place in halls, all with individual character. The Students' Union has a good working relationship with the University and hosts the largest entertainment venue in the area plus the UK's largest SU shop.
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