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Our courses

Explore all aspects of meteorology and climate, from atmospheric science to oceanography. You'll learn how human behaviour impacts the weather and climate – and how our behaviour is influenced by them.


Why study with us?

Study alongside world-leading experts in the UK's only dedicated meteorology department, offering undergraduate courses approved by the Royal Meteorological Society.

How you'll study

Learn from leading scientists through a combination of lectures, practicals and tutorial classes. You'll also have the opportunity to gain valuable fieldwork experience.

Life in the Department

Be part of a supportive and collaborative international community of students, staff and alumni. We are a small, specialist department, offering an excellent staff to student ratio.

Our research

We are ranked 5th in the world for Atmospheric Science (ShanghaiRanking 2023 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects). Our pioneering research informs how governments, industries and communities respond to complex environmental issues.

Meet the team

Our academics have a range of expertise in meteorology and climate science. They are passionate about sharing their knowledge through teaching, fieldwork and world-renowned research.

Our stories

Read about our inspiring students, staff and alumni, and learn how our meteorological research feeds directly into your studies.
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