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Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Meteorology
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Physical Sciences
Campus:Chiromo Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2020
Programme Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Meteorology programme is a four year programme, developed to embrace new developments in the science of meteorology and the expanding areas of meteorological application.

The course is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills in weather and climate system analysis, weather forecasting, early warning, environmental pollution and Environmental Impacts Assessment, Biometeorology, Agrometeorology, Hydrometeorology, Renewable Energy Resources, Marine Meteorology, Aviation Meteorology and Environmental Meteorology.

Registration for B.Sc. Meteorology programme requires that students be qualified to satisfactorily register for courses in the School of Mathematics as well in the Department of Physics.

Career opportunities for graduates of B.Sc. Meteorology exists in the Kenya Government Ministries of Transport and Communication, Defence, Environment, Tourism and Wildlife, Agriculture, Water and Irrigation, Energy, Science and Technology, Health; Universities; International Organizations such as WMO, UNEP, ICPAC, ACMAD, NASA and NOAA.

Curriculum

The course structure for B.Sc. Meteorology follows the 4:3:1:1 unit system as follows:
– First year: Meteorology (3), Mathematics (3), Physics (3), BCUC (3)
– Second year: Meteorology (4), Mathematics (4), Physics (4)
– Third year: Meteorology (10)
– Fourth year: Meteorology (10)

Admission Requirements

1. The Common Regulations for the Bachelor of Science Degree in the University of Nairobi shall apply.
2. Subject to Regulation 2.1, candidates with the following qualifications shall be admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Meteorology degree programme:
– KCSE Certificate, or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate, with minimum aggregate of C+ (C plus) and at least a grade of C+ in both mathematics and physics or chemistry.
– Advanced Level (A-level) (EAACE or KACE) Certificate, or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate, with principal passes in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
– KCSE Certificate or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate, plus a post O-level Diploma with at least credit pass in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
– EACE or KCE Certificate, or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate, plus a post O-level Diploma with at least credit in Mathematics and Physics.
– Advanced Meteorological Technician Course (WMO-Class II Certificate) with at least a pass
– Middle-level Meteorological Technician Course (WMO-Class III Certificate) with at least a distinction from an Institute for Meteorological Training and Research (IMTR)

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Application Fees for International Students: $0

How to Apply:
Applicants should visit = https://application.uonbi.ac.ke/ to apply Online

NOTE:
University of Nairobi has three intakes in an Academic year. Main intake being in September/October for all the courses and December/January for Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism April/May for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Education Early Childhood, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Economics ,Bachelor of Economics and Statistics ,Bachelor of Journalism and media Studies, Bachelor of Art Broadcast Production, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism, Bachelor of Arts Broadcast Production and all Diploma and Certificate courses.

Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities for this programme include:
– Military and Airline Forecaster
– Broadcaster
– Researcher
– Teaching

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

Tuition Fees per year for Kenyan Students = 168,500 KES
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 495,829 KES
**This programme will be completed after a duration of 4 years, with fees per year as follows:
– First year = 168,500 KES (Foreigners – 495,829 KES)
– Second year = 160,500 KES (Foreigners – 540,661 KES)
– Third year = 136,500 KES (Foreigners – 318,632 KES)
– Fourth year = 136,500 KES (Foreigners – 318,632 KES)

Relevant Contact

 
School of Physical Sciences office
Responsible for school Enquiries
 
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries