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 Meteorology
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.
Overall, 90% of graduates from Meteorology are in work or further study within 15 months of graduation (based on our analysis of HESA data © HESA 2023, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21; includes postgraduate (taught) and postgraduate (research) Meteorology responders).
Read the Royal Meteorological Society's careers brochure (PDF)