The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Atmospheric Science

Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Field of Study:Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Description:In Atmospheric Science, you study the processes of the atmosphere, with particular focus on the atmospheric boundary layer. Some of the program's meteorological topics include cloud physics, air pollution dispersion, air-sea interactions, climate dynamics, and urban and forest meteorology. The course structure and content varies depending on whether you begin the program in even- or odd-numbered years. The program overlaps with studies on physical climatology in the Department of Geography.
URL:Atmospheric Science at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*84 to 89

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Geology  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Social Science 

One other approved Grade 12 course and a final grade of 70% in English 12 are required. Please see for more information.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 17, 2014