University of East Anglia

=188 th
World University Rankings 2018
16 th
Young University Rankings 2013
Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom

Meteorology and Oceanography with a year in Industry

The University of East Anglia is currently the only University in the UK where you can study these two specialist subjects side-by-side in a combined degree format. The course is designed to provide you with an insight into how the atmosphere and oceans work and interact. This approach gives you a detailed understanding of the Earth's climate system, alongside the impact of human society on the atmospheric and oceanic systems. Incorporated into this degree programme is the opportunity to take part in a year in industry – an invaluable addition to your scientific knowledge and technique. It will increase your employability and gives you the chance to put your first two years of Meteorology and Oceanography learning into practice. This degree course is accredited by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST). Because the degree programme is taught jointly between the Schools of Environmental Sciences and Mathematics, you will have an opportunity to choose from a range of module options, enabling you to pursue either a wide portfolio of subjects or specialise in a particular area. Field courses in Oceanography and Meteorology provide you with valuable hands-on experience designing experiments and working with scientific instrumentation. You will also benefit from our own in-house weather forecasting company, Weatherquest, which provides valuable teaching support and an opportunity to spend a week working in order to gain commercial awareness of the meteorological industry. Some of our Meteorology and Oceanography students have also gained valuable experience on research cruises whilst conducting the fieldwork for their final year project. **Course Structure** This four-year course follows a similar structure to the BSc Oceanography and Meteorology, but with an additional year of work experience on an industrial placement in the third year. **Year 1** You’ll learn the general scientific principles governing our environment in modules including Understanding the Dynamic Planet and Atmosphere & Oceans. You’ll also take multi-disciplinary modules from the wider Faculty of Science to help you develop essential analytical skills, including Maths for Scientists and Field Skills. **Year 2** In your second year you’ll take a range of compulsory scientific modules, including Meteorology and Ocean Circulation. And you’ll continue to develop your expertise in mathematical theory through the Mathematics for Scientists module. The optional meteorological field course gives you the chance for hands-on study in the Lake District. **Year 3** You will spend your third year on a 9-14 month industrial work placement, gaining relevant experience and developing your skills and knowledge. We have established links throughout the UK and beyond, and we’ll help you in identifying and competing for the position that best suits you. **Year 4** In your final year research project you’ll investigate a specialist area in professional depth with one-to-one support from an academic supervisor. Alongside this you’ll choose from a range of modules on oceans and the atmosphere, looking at the climate system and atmospheric or marine chemistry. You’ll also get the chance to choose a module from another science school. **Disclaimer** Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Norwich
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £19,400
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site,Norwich
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £19,400