Meteorology is the study of the atmosphere. A meteorologist is an individual who predicts the weather and climate with the use of science and mathematics

Career Details

Their duties may also include atmospheric research or advice to clients of private meteorological companies. 

These professionals are also known to broadcast the weather on television. 

Skills required for this career:
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Genuine interest in weather systems
  • Teamwork skills
  • Written and oral communication skills
Study options:
  • M.Sc. Air Quality Management
  • M.Sc. Meteorology
  • M.Sc. Agrometeorology
  • Government departments 
  • Private companies 
  • Universities