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Meteorology and Oceanography, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #192 (WUR) Norwich, United Kingdom
During the BSc in Meteorology and Oceanography from University of East Anglia you will be taught jointly by our Environmental Sciences and Mathematics departments. Both are highly ranked for research. 


The University of East Anglia is currently the only University in the UK where you can study these two specialist subjects side-by-side in a combined degree format. The BSc in Meteorology and Oceanography from University of East Anglia is designed to provide you with an insight into how the atmosphere and oceans work and interact. This approach gives you a detailed understanding of the Earth's climate system, alongside the impact of human society on the atmospheric and oceanic systems.

Because the degree programme is taught jointly between the Schools of Environmental Sciences and Mathematics, you will have an opportunity to choose from a range of module options, enabling you to pursue either a wide portfolio of subjects or specialise in a particular area.

Field courses in Oceanography and Meteorology provide you with valuable hands-on experience designing experiments and working with scientific instrumentation. You will also benefit from our own in-house weather forecasting company, Weatherquest, which provides valuable teaching support and an opportunity to spend a week working in order to gain commercial awareness of the meteorological industry.

Some of our Meteorology and Oceanography students have also gained valuable experience on research cruises whilst conducting the fieldwork for their final year project.

Examples of careers that you could enter include;

  • Government and university research
  • Weather forecasting
  • Environmental management or consultancy
  • Local and central government


This degree course is accredited both by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and by the Royal Meteorological Society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Environmental Challenges 
  • Mathematics For Scientists A 
  • Probability And Mechanics 
  • Research And Field Skills 
  • Understanding The Dynamic Planet 

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • A Level BBB or ABC including grade B in Mathematics or BBC including grade B in Mathematics with an A in the Extended Project
  • International Baccalaureate 31 points including HL 5 in Mathematics.
  • Scottish Highers AABBB including grade A in Mathematics
  • Scottish Advanced Highers CCC including Mathematics
  • Irish Leaving Certificate 2 subjects at H2 and 4 subjects at H3 including Mathematics
  • Access Course Pass the Access to HE Diploma with Merit in 45 credits at Level 3 including 12 credits in Mathematics
  • European Baccalaureate 70% overall including 70% in Mathematics.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    19800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19800 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Norwich

  • 609 - 1050 GBP/month
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