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Top 6 MSc Programs in Atmospheric Sciences 2019

The MSc, or Master of Science, is a popular Master’s degree designation. Internationally recognized, the MSc is typically awarded after about five to six years of rigorous study in what is usually a science-based field.

An atmospheric scientist looks at the relationships between Earth's atmosphere and the other systems it effects. The study of atmospheric sciences includes a number of subdisciplines, including aeronomy, climatology and meteorology.

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University of Birmingham - College of Life and Environmental Sciences

This well-established programme was developed in response to industry and research institution requirements for applied meteorologists and climatologists. This demand con ... [+]

Why study this course

This well-established programme was developed in response to industry and research institution requirements for applied meteorologists and climatologists. This demand continues, partially due to the growing attention of the society to climate change, its mitigation and adaptation to it.

This programme provides comprehensive training in understanding, modelling and prediction of atmospheric processes; as well as the collection, management, supply and application of atmospheric data for the needs of a variety of public and private sectors. The course also demonstrates how these create opportunities or pose problems for the successful operation of natural and human systems. Our aim is that upon graduation you will be able to compete for careers in Meteorology and Climatology.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Lund University

This Master's programme is multidisciplinary and offers a versatile education in atmospheric sciences, taught by leading scientists within the field. You will gain knowle ... [+]

The programme is multidisciplinary and offers a versatile education in atmospheric sciences, taught by leading scientists within the field. It will provide you with an in-depth understanding of general atmospheric science, biogeochemical cycles and processes in land-ecosystem-atmosphere interactions. You will gain knowledge of a broad range of topics in fields such as environmental physics, atmospheric chemistry, meteorology, physical geography and ecology. You will also learn how to use advanced computational and laboratory-based methods and gain experience in field measurements and operations.

There are 14 partner universities from different Nordic countries in the consortium responsible for the programme and the intention is that you select courses from several of them to tailor your profile within the programme. Students have the opportunity to apply for a dedicated scholarship to cover travel and living costs when attending courses at partner universities in other Nordic countries.... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Eötvös Loránd University

The goal of this program is to extend the knowledge of BSc level students, and to learn about different meteorological phenomena, their driving forces, and to gain knowle ... [+]

Master of Science Degrees in Atmospheric Sciences.

The goal of this program is to extend the knowledge of BSc level students, and to learn about different meteorological phenomena, their driving forces, and to gain knowledge on the state-of-the-art methodology that is used in the practice and also about climate change and its environmental consequences. Students have to learn about the multidisciplinary nature of meteorology and the possible connections with different other scientific fields and sectors.

This program is recommended to applicants who have strong background in physics, mathematics and meteorology or environmental science. Applicants should have deep motivation and ability to learn about the theory of weather forecast and climate modelling, and they should be able to apply their knowledge in the practice. Applicants should be able to understand the different spatial scales that are associated with the variety of meteorological phenomena.... [-]

Hungary District V.
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)

The students of our Master's programme benefit from an exceptionally wide range of research opportunities, providing them with a choice of five research groups covering s ... [+]

The students of our Master's programme benefit from an exceptionally wide range of research opportunities, providing them with a choice of five research groups covering several fields from theoretical and experimental meteorology. During the Master's degree programme, our students benefit from a number of unique programmes that are offered by the "Sonderforschungsbereich" (special research group) "Waves to Weather", the Research Training Group, and the nearby Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and Polymers Research.

While our programme for atmospheric physics is internationally recognised for its strong focus on research, the excellent student-to-faculty ratio allows for lectures on a remarkably wide range of topics. These include the fields of atmospheric dynamics, trace gas dynamics, atmospheric chemistry, radiation, and remote sensing and modelling in general.... [-]

Germany Mainz
October 2019
Full time
Campus
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University of Helsinki

Society urgently needs experts with a multidisciplinary education in atmospheric and Earth System Sciences. Climate change and issues of air quality and extreme weather a ... [+]

How to pre­vent hur­ricane dis­asters?

Society urgently needs experts with a multidisciplinary education in atmospheric and Earth System Sciences. Climate change and issues of air quality and extreme weather are matters of global concern, but which are inadequately understood from the scientific point of view. Not only must further research be done, but industry and business also need environmental specialists with a strong background in natural sciences. As new regulations and the European Union directives are adopted in practice, people with knowledge of recent scientific research are required.

Goal of the pro­gram

Society urgently needs experts with a multidisciplinary education in atmospheric and Earth System Sciences. Climate change and issues of air quality and extreme weather are matters of global concern, but which are inadequately understood from the scientific point of view. Not only must further research be done, but industry and business also need environmental specialists with a strong background in natural sciences. As new regulations and the European Union directives are adopted in practice, people with knowledge of recent scientific research are required.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full time
Campus
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Cranfield University

This MSc in Atmospheric Emission Technology course is designed to provide up-to-date knowledge focusing on international and industrial emission monitoring and control te ... [+]

Overview

This MSc in Atmospheric Emission Technology course is designed to provide up-to-date knowledge focusing on international and industrial emission monitoring and control technologies. The latest atmospheric and air quality policy and modelling developments will be introduced to prepare you for a career as air quality monitoring and emissions technology experts within the industry, environmental consultancies or regulators.

Course structure

The course comprises eight assessed modules, a group project and an individual research project. The modules include lectures and tutorials; and are assessed through practical work, written examinations, case studies, essays, presentations and tests.... [-]

United Kingdom Cranfield
October 2019
Full time
Campus
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