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Major

Climate and Weather

      What will I study?

      Overview

      Learn about atmospheric and oceanic theory, climate and weather modelling and prediction, and the roles of wind and ocean current systems. Build your skills in a range of areas, including data analysis, computer modelling, and critical evaluation.

      Your major structure

      You’ll complete this major as part of a Bachelor of Science degree.

      In your first and second years you will complete subjects that are prerequisites for your major, including mathematics and climate science subjects.

      In your third year, you will complete 50 points (four subjects) of study that is deep and specialised study in climate and weather science.

      Throughout your degree you will also take science elective subjects and breadth (non-science) subjects, in addition to your major subjects and prerequisites.

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