A master's degree in meteorology from the University of Reading will prepare you for your chosen career, or for doctoral study. Studying in our world-leading Department will greatly enhance your career potential and help you stand out in the job market.
"The MSc in Applied Meteorology was a clear winner above the other options I considered. I came to Reading wanting a challenge; it's no exaggeration to say that doing so has completely changed my career direction."
Emma Hopkin, MSc Applied Meterology
Our graduates have been recruited by the Met Office, MeteoGroup, Fugro GEOS, Arup, AIR and RMS. Others have pursued associated careers in environmental measurement, risk management and policy development.
Opportunities outside of the meteorological world include careers in insurance, finance, utilities, transport, space, education, agriculture and health sectors.
91% of graduates from the Department of Meteorology are in work and/or study 15 months after graduating. Of those who reported their main activity to be full-time employment, 100% were in graduate-level roles (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018/19; Postgraduate (Taught) and Postgraduate (Research) responders from Meteorology).
Read the Royal Meteorological Society's careers brochure (PDF)