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Meteorology and Physical Oceanography

University of Miami

24 months
Duration
2030 USD/credit 60900 USD/year
2030 USD/credit 60900 USD/year
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About

Students wishing to pursue a graduate degree in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography at the University of Miami must have strong quantitative skills and a solid foundation in one of the physical, mathematical or computational sciences. 

Overview

Mission

The Meteorology and Physical Oceanography (MPO) program at the University of Miami prepares students to conduct research in meteorology and physical oceanography. It seeks to advance students’ knowledge and understanding of the physical and dynamical processes in the atmosphere and ocean. We prepare our graduates to develop into research leaders in the fields of meteorology and physical oceanography, and thereby contribute to better informing the public and policy makers on how to prepare for hazards and changes in the Earth’s atmosphere and oceans.

Goals

  • To advance students’ knowledge and understanding of the physical and dynamical processes in the atmosphere and ocean.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge in meteorology and physical oceanography.
  • Students will demonstrate their ability to conduct research in meteorology and physical oceanography.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of discipline, appropriate methodology, application of knowledge, methodology to original research, critical thinking, as well as effective written and oral communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Oceanography
  • Geophysical Fluid Dynamics I
  • Introduction to Atmospheric Science
  • Geophysical Fluid Dynamics II
  • Large Scale Ocean Circulation: Models and Observations
  • General Circulation of the Atmosphere

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application will ask you to identify up to 5 faculty with whom you are interested in. See above statement for more details on this.
  • Upload PDF of Statement of Purpose identifying your goals and objectives in pursuing a graduate degree. If you have already identified RSMAS faculty you are interested in, please be sure to include this information here as well.
  • Upload PDF of unofficial transcripts (for review purposes only). See below statement on transcripts for more details on this.
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons well situated to evaluate your qualifications for graduate study. The online application will ask you to enter your recommender's email addresses for the RSMAS recommendation letter form to be sent to them.
  • Non-refundable application fee ($85).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2030 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    60900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2030 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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