Renewal of registration
- Subject to exceptions approved by the Dean, on the recommendation of the relevant head of department, a student may not sit for an examination for the honours degree more than twice in the same module.
- A student for an honours degree must complete his or her study, in the case of full-time students, within two years and, in the case of after-hours students, within three years of first registering for the degree. Under special circumstances, the Dean, on the recommendation of the relevant head of department, may give approval for a limited extension of this period.
In calculating marks, General Regulation G.12.2 applies.
Apart from the prescribed coursework, a research project is an integral part of the study.
- BSc (Meteorology) degree or relevant BSc degree
- Physics passed at first-year level
- Mathematics passed at second-year level
- Passed the following modules (or equivalents thereof):
- WKD 155 Atmospheric structure and processes
- WKD 261 Physical meteorology
- GMA 220 Remote sensing
- WKD 263 Introduction to dynamical meteorology
- WKD 352 Atmospheric vorticity and divergence
- WKD 361 Quasi-geostrophic analysis
- WKD 366 Fundamentals of weather forecasting
- WTW 114 Calculus*
- WTW 124 Calculus*
- WTW 218 Calculus*
- WTW 248 Vector analysis*
- PHY 114 and 124 Physics
- A weighted average of at least 60% in relevant final-year modules
- An admission examination may be required
Note: Additional modules may be required in order to reach the desired level of competency
Pass with distinction
The BScHons degree is awarded with distinction to a candidate who obtains a weighted average of at least 75% in all the prescribed modules and a minimum of 65% in any one module.