The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Atmospheric Science

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Field of Study:Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Description:Atmospheric Science is the study of weather and climate. This highly interdisciplinary specialization focuses on meteorological fields including air quality, environment, climate change, weather monitoring & instrumentation, and consulting.

Atmospheric Science is the study of weather and climate. The undergraduate specialization is highly interdisciplinary with a focus on numerical problem solving/computation, the atmospheric boundary layer, and physical climatology.
URL:Atmospheric Science at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,729
International: $44,091

This estimate represents the tuition for the first year.

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Social Studies 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)
Degree-specific requirements for international students:
  • Senior- or Grade 12-level Pre-Calculus Math
  • Junior- or Grade 11-level Chemistry
  • Junior- or Grade 11-level Physics (may be waived with grades of A in senior-level Math and Chemistry)

Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students must demonstrate English-language competency prior to admission. There are numerous ways to meet theEnglish Language Admission Standard.

* 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 29, 2022

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