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Meteorology and Climate Science

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Structure of the Undergraduate Programme in Meteorology


  • The undergraduate programme in Meteorology and Climate Science is of four (4) years duration. The students are awarded B. Sc (Meteorology & Climate Science) after successfully completing the programme.


  • From year one to year two, the students take the same common core courses in physics (PHY), chemistry (CHEM) and computer science (CSM) with the physics students; in year two (2) however, they start to take a few courses in Meteorology.


  • In addition to these, they do Communication Skills (ENGL) and French for Communication (FC) in year one.


  • In year two, they take English Literature (ENGL). However, in year two, French and Economics are electives (that is, they choose one of them).


  • In year three (3) and four (4) they take mainly meteorology and climate science courses.


Job Prospects for BSc (Meteorology & Climate Science) Students


They can get employment at the following places:

  • Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet), Accra and its branches throughout the country
  • Ghana Civil Aviation Authority
  • Hydrological Services Division
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • Forestry Commission
  • Fisheries Sector
  • Marine Sector
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Ghana Standards Board
  • Water Research Institute
  • Telecommunication Services Companies
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
  • Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC)
  • Ghana Education Service
  • Some NGOs and the Private Sector
  • Private Enterprises/Entrepreneurship
  • Ghana Armed Forces /Police Service, CEPS/ Immigration, etc.
  • Ghana Health Service
  • Public and Private Universities