|Degree Code:||I45||Degree Name:||POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN METEOROLOGY|
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POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN METEOROLOGY
|Course Structure and Duration||View Details|
The course consists of course work, continuous assessment, written examination and a project.
5.2 The continuous assessment shall comprise tests, assignments, practicals and term papers.
5.3 The candidate shall be required to take all the prescribed 13 course units.
5.4 The course shall be covered in a minimum period of three semesters and a maximum of nine semesters each of 15 weeks.
5.5 Candidates shall be required to take at least 3 course units and a maximum of 6 course units in a semester.
5.6 Each unit shall be covered in 35 contact hours
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The following shall be eligible for admission:
A holder of first degree of at least pass level, of the University of Nairobi or an equivalent qualification from any other institution recognised by the Senate. In addition, the candidate must have any of the following background qualifications:
|Examinations Regulations||View Details|
7.0 Examination Regulations
7.1 Written examinations
7.1.1 A candidate shall not be allowed to sit any examination unless he or she has attended at least two thirds of the total lecture hours.
7.1.2 Each unit shall be examined by a two hour written examination at the end of the semester during which the course is offered.
7.1.3 The end of semester examination shall constitute 70% of the total marks in each course unit while the continuous assessment shall constitute 30%, except for SMR 507 and SMR 513 for which the end of semester examination and continuous assessment shall constitute 50% each.
7.1.4 Continuous assessment shall comprise of assignments, tests, term papers and practicals where applicable.
7.1.5 Pass mark for each course unit shall be 50%.
7.1.6 A candidate who fails in any unit may be allowed to re-sit or retake the failed units up to 2 times during the regular semester examinations.
7.1.7 The maximum score for a re-sit examination shall be 50%.A candidate who fails in the third attempt, if being a re-sit or retake or has failed to complete the prescribed courses within the prescribed time, shall be discontinued
The Department of Meteorology offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Meteorology. The Postgraduate Diploma programme is designed to equip students with knowledge and skills in practical application of Meteorology. It targets first degree holders interested in pursuing Meteorology as a profession.
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Fees Structure for Postgraduate Diploma in Meteorology
*The students must take up medical insurance on arrival.
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|Applicants who wish to transfer course work credits for similar courses taken in other institutions may, on recommendation of the Faculty Board and approval by Senate, be allowed to transfer credits up to a maximum of one third of courses offered in the programme. Applications for credit transfer will be made on payment of prescribed fees to the Faculty of Science, giving details of the subjects for which credit is sought. The Faculty may administer an assessment test for each course unit as appropriate|
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|Course Code||Course Name||Course Hours|
|SMR 510||Hydrometeorology||View Description|
|SMR 509||Atmospheric Radiation, Optics And Renewable Energy Resources||View Description|
Atmospheric Radiation, Optics And Renewable Energy Resources Description
|SMR 508||Micrometeorology And Atmospheric Pollution||View Description|
Micrometeorology And Atmospheric Pollution Description
|SMR 507||Operational Training Course||View Description|
Operational Training Course Description
|SMR 506||Tropical Meteorology||View Description|
Tropical Meteorology Description
|SMR 503||Thermodynamics And Cloud Physics||View Description|
Thermodynamics And Cloud Physics Description
|SMR 502||Synoptic Meteorology And Weather Analysis||View Description|
Synoptic Meteorology And Weather Analysis Description
|SMR 501||General Circulation And Climatology||View Description|
General Circulation And Climatology Description
|SMR 505||Dynamic Meteorology||View Description|
Dynamic Meteorology Description
|SMR 513||Research Methods||View Description|
Research Methods Description
|SMR 512||Project||View Description|
|SMR 511||Agrometeorology||View Description|