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.
- A BSc (Meteorology) degree or an appropriate bachelor’s degree with second-year mathematics and first-year physics.
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
(*or an equivalent module as approved by the head of department)
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.