BSc Meteorology and Climate Science
(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)
On completion of the year/programme students should be able to:- Demonstrate sound knowledge of the basic maths, physics, chemistry, and environmental science subjects required for further study.- Demonstrate sound knowledge of basic atmospheric and meteorological processes.- Demonstrate an ability to undertake laboratory and field work, to collect data and to use computer programmes.- Demonstrate an ability to synthesis new information presented in a wide range of formats.- Plan and report on investigations using written and numerical material.
Transferable (key) skills
On completion of the year/programme, students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme, a basic proficiency in the qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment in environmental, meteorology and other careers, including:- Communication skills, including verbal, written and graphical presentation of material- Numerical skills, including ability to use physical equations to understand behaviour of natural systems- Field and laboratory skills and the analysis and interpretation of data sets- Self-management skills, including ability to schedule tasks, respond appropriately to feedback and reflect on progress.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of each module:- demonstrating sound knowledge and application of substantive learning outcomes- demonstrating emerging abilities and competencies in transferable (key) skills.