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Atmospheric Sciences

University of Houston

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About

The Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at University of Houston offers a wide range of courses leading to the Degree of PhD in Atmospheric Sciences.  

Overview

The Department will provide all its students with educational programs that encompass the fundamental principles of the atmospheric sciences and the body of knowledge associated with the application of these principles to the study of the atmosphere. 

Key Features 

  • PhD students will receive advanced, research-intensive instruction that concentrates upon the acquisition of new knowledge, innovative approaches to problem-solving and the dissemination of research results. 
  • Students successfully completing the Atmospheric Sciences PhD program at University of Houston will be prepared for a career as a researcher, educator, or professional atmospheric scientist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Atmospheric Physics 
  • Boundary Layers and Turbulence 
  • Dynamic Meteorology 
  • Atmospheric Radiation 
  • Selected Topics in Geology
  • Atmospheric Radiation
  • Air Pollution Meteorology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

54 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A doctoral applicant will have earned a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree. Scores from the General GRE examination taken in the last 5 years are optional (verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing; advanced GRE is recommended but optional). 
  • English language proficiency test scores, such as TOEFL or IELTS, scores must be provided by applicants who did not earn a prior degree from a US institution or a country where English is the medium of instruction (see list in the General Admission Policy). 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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