University Degree Courses

To become a leading research or applied scientist, a good degree from a university is essential.

You may have a Meteorology degree, but people also enter the field with degrees in physics or maths. An increasing number of people enter the profession with degrees in associated subjects, including computing, environmental studies, physical geography and electronics.

Click on the University name below to see the Meteorology related courses on offer.

Note: Courses which have been accepted as fulfilling the requirements for core content under the Society's Chartered Meteorologist Accreditation Scheme have been highlighted with a *. A list of historically accredited courses may be found here

If you would just like to learn more about the weather and climate, without needing a formal qualification, this list of informal courses may be of interest.

1. BSc/ MSci in Physics
These degree programmes include atmospheric and environmental physics modules.


1. BSc Environmental Science 

2. BSc/ MPhys Physics
With optional courses in atmospheric physics throughout the degree.

3. MA Social Change, Environment and Sustainability

1. BA/ MPhys in Physics
With optional courses in atmospheric physics in the fourth year. 

2. BA/ MESc in Geology or Earth Sciences

With compulsory and optional modules covering atmospheric and oceanic dynamics and climate change.