Meteorology and Oceanography, Bachelor's, 3 years

  • Years3 Years
  • ECTS credits180

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What you Learn

Required Learning Outcomes

On completion of the programme the candidate should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The candidate

  • has an overview of the climate system and how the various components affect teach other
  • can describe how the earth's rotation affects large-scale wind and current systems in the ocean and atmosphere
  • can describe the basic principles of thermodynamics, radiation, microphysics and dynamics
  • has an overview of the most common measuring instruments for the ocean and atmosphere and can discuss relevant sources of error
  • can describe processes on different time scales from meteorological events to climate variation


The candidate

  • can use mathematical physical and chemical principles to make calculations of processes that control weather, oceans and climate.
  • can carry out basic meteorological and oceanographic observations in the field and the laboratory
  • can use coding and programming tools for statistical and numerical analysis of observations and model data
  • can use scientific methods to analyze, interpret and present professional issues

General competence

The candidate

  • can reflect on central, ethical and scientific issues within the area of the subject
  • can use precise professional language in oral and written communication
  • can plan and implement projects independently and in collaboration with others
  • can obtain information from speialist literature and other sources and evaluate these critically
Bachelorprogram i meteorologi og oseanografi

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