Climate and Weather

      Where will this take me?


      Career outcomes

      The Climate and Weather major will provide you with challenging research or career opportunities in the atmospheric and marine environment. Careers outside of research may include government roles in organisations such as the Bureau of Meteorology , EPA Victoria or CSIRO. There is also potential for work in the aerospace industry and environmental management. Employment in this area is projected to grow strongly to 2019.

      Graduate degree pathways from this major


      Completing the Climate and Weather major means you are very well placed for further study in honours and graduate research in a range of science and technology areas. Research training preparation within the honours year, a postgraduate diploma or a masters degree will be required as preparation for graduate research.


      If you wish to continue professional studies at graduate level, this major leads to a range of graduate degree pathways:

      • Climate, climate change and atmospheric analysis and modelling
      • Science and technology-focused graduate study in degree including biotechnology, environmental systems, and informatics
      • Graduate degree pathways that will prepare you for a wide range of professions including engineering, law, teaching, medicine and other health sciences.