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 Atmospheric Science
SchoolThe University of British Columbia - Vancouver
LocationVancouver, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 44,882
Full-time Graduate: 9,981
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Social Studies 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
Prerequisites Notes
  • 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)
International: $44,091

This estimate represents the tuition for the first year.
DescriptionAtmospheric 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.
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