Postgraduate Diploma In Meteorology

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Graduate Level
Duration of Program : 1 Year

About this Program

The main objective is to train professional Meteorological and Atmospheric scientists to staff Meteorological Institutions as well as other cross-sectoral applications like Agriculture,Water Development, Tourism etc.The secondary objectives include the strengthening of the national research capability in fields of applied Meteorology as well as atmospheric sciences so as to adequately handle Ugandan issues of climatic variability and change, Climatic impacts, Agricultural Meteorology, Hydrometeorology,and short, medium to long range forecasting.

Courses

Year 1
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Research Methods and Computer Applications in Meteorology GMR 6106 3 Undergraduate Level
Project GMR 6206 3 Undergraduate Level
Introductory Meteorology GMR 6101 3 Graduate Level
Tropical Meteorology GMR 6103 3 Graduate Level
Physical Meteorology and Remote Sensing GMR 6104 3 Graduate Level
Dynamic Meteorology GMR 6105 3 Graduate Level
Research Methods and Computer Applications in Meteorology GMR 6106 3 Graduate Level
Introductory Meteorology GMR 6101 3 Undergraduate Level
Thermodynamics and Cloud Physics GMR 6102 3 Undergraduate Level
Tropical Meteorology GMR 6103 3 Undergraduate Level
Dynamic Meteorology GMR 6105 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Hydrometeorology GMR 6204 3 Graduate Level
Thermodynamics and Cloud Physics GMR 6102 3 Graduate Level
Numerical Weather Prediction GMR 6202 3 Graduate Level
Synoptic Meteorology GMR 6201 3 Graduate Level
Agro-meteorology GMR 6203 3 3 Graduate Level
Hydrometeorology GMR 6204 3 Graduate Level
Climate Change and Socio-Economic Implications GMR 6205 3 Graduate Level
Project GMR 6206 3 Graduate Level