Master of Meteorology

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Atmospheric Sciences



1.5 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will possess the advanced theoretical and technical competencies of a professional meteorologist, as recommended by the World Meteorological Organisation. Graduates will demonstrate intellectual autonomy, critical thinking and scientific rigour; excellent communication and collaborative skills; and a range of technical, communication and analytical skills. Some graduates may be able to continue to doctoral studies in meteorology or atmospheric science. Graduates will be qualified to work in the meteorological services industry or related industries.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelor s degree from a New Zealand tertiary education institution, or equivalent, in geophysics, mathematics, physics or other appropriate subject.

Detailed requirements

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1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$9,858 $14,787
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$19,255 $28,882
Total $29,113 $43,669

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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