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Physics - Meteorology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
Physics - Meteorology at Ohio University is an interdisciplinary program in the departments of Geography, Mathematics, and Physics that is designed to prepare you for graduate training in the fields of meteorology, climatology, and atmospheric physics.
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Overview

The Physics - Meteorology program at Ohio University can be taken with an emphasis in geography, mathematics, or physics. If you choose the geography or mathematics emphasis, contact the Geography Department or the Mathematics Department for advising. The physics/meteorology program has a strong focus on basic physics and mathematics and it is ideally suited for graduate school preparation.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Students with a degree in physics/meteorology are prepared for careers with the National Weather Service, the private sector (including jobs with agriculture and energy industries, insurance agencies, and others), and federal and non-federal careers where forecasting is the primary job responsibility. This degree also prepares students for advanced graduate training in the fields of meteorology, climatology, and atmospheric physics.      

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • General Physics
  • Contemporary Physics: Relativity and Quantum Phenomena
  • Thermal Physics
  • Calculus
  • Elementary Differential Equations
  • Fourier Analysis and Partial Differential Equations

  • Meteorology
  • Climatology
  • Meteorological Observations
  • Practicum in Meteorology and Forecasting
  • Synoptic Meteorology
  • Mesoscale Meteorology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
    • $70 international application processing fee
    • Official academic records
    • Evidence of sufficient funding
    • Statement of activities.
    • Exams for scholarship consideration
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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