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The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies > Degree Programs > Atmospheric Science

Degrees Offered: Ph.D., M.Sc.

Members

Professors

S. Allen, I. McKendry, R. Pawlowicz, R. Stull.

Associate Professors

P. Austin.

Assistant Professors

V. Radic

Professors Emeriti

W. Hsieh, D. Steyn

Program Overview

Programs leading to the M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science are offered under joint sponsorship of the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences and the Department of Geography. Students supervised by Soil Science professors in Atmospheric Science also have the option to work toward the Atmospheric Science graduate degrees. Areas of graduate research are:

Doctor of Philosophy

Admission Requirements

Students admitted to the Ph.D. degree program normally possess a master's degree in an area of science or applied science, with clear evidence of research ability or potential. Transfer from the M.Sc. to the Ph.D. program is permitted under Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies regulations.

Program Requirements

The Ph.D. consists of either EOSC 571 or GEOB 500, independent study, a spring review at the end of the first year, a comprehensive examination (oral and written components) during the second year, and research leading to a written dissertation that is defended in an oral final examination.

Additional coursework may be selected in consultation with the student's supervisory committee.

Master of Science

Admission Requirements

Students admitted to the M.Sc. program normally possess a bachelor's degree in an area of science or applied science and must meet the general admission requirements for master's degree programs set by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Co-op M.Sc. students must also have identified in advance an employer who will pay a salary during the Co-op work terms, and must satisfy eligibility requirements set by the Science Co-op Office.

Program Requirements

The three M.Sc. program options are:

Contact Information

Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
2020-2207 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
Tel: 604.822.2713
Fax: 604.822.6088
Email: gradsec@eos.ubc.ca
Web: www.eoas.ubc.ca


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