A Master Advantage in Meterology

Climate change is undoubtedly the most critical challenge facing humankind today. While the University is at the forefront of pioneering research to chart, predict and counter its devastating impact on the world; more is needed.

Are you passionate about tackling climate change? Have you read one of our articles about what our impassioned students and academics are doing to confront it and feel compelled to take action too? Perhaps returning to Reading for further study is the answer.

The University of Reading is ranked 2nd in the world for research in Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences, and our Department of Meteorology offers master’s programmes including MSc Atmosphere, Oceans and Climate and MSc Applied Meteorology, which are designed to help you excel.

A master advantage

Improving the ways we predict and understand weather and climate requires talented scientists committed to pushing frontiers.

As a graduate of the University of Reading, you are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees, up to a maximum of £1,000, to help you to take your career to the next level; perhaps providing the catalyst for you to drive positive change in the battle against our changing climate.

Putting passion into practice

Our academics draw on their ground-breaking research experience to give unique scientific perspectives into the environmental issues that affect our world. Through our teaching, we are training a new generation of scientists to think differently.

“I came to Reading wanting a challenge; it’s no exaggeration to say that doing so has completely changed my career direction.”

Emma Hopkin, MSc Applied Meteorology

In recent years, our students have gone on to work within organisations who are making a real impact; the UK Met Office, MeteoGroup, FUGRO GEOS, Arup, AIR, the BBC and the Royal Meteorological Society. Reading alumni have also assumed senior roles shaping and influencing businesses and policy.

If you’re passionate about tackling climate change, a masters from Reading can give you the specialist knowledge and enhanced skills to fast-track your development; whatever your career ambitions.

Find out more information about postgraduate study opportunities in Meteorology.