Learn about atmospheric and oceanic theory, climate and weather modelling and prediction, the science of climate change, and the roles of wind and ocean current systems.

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 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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Climate and Weather Start-year intake

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