|Degree Code:||I40_1||Degree Name:||POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN AVIATION METEOROLOGY|
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PostGraduate Diploma in Aviation Meteorology
|Award of Postgraduate Diploma||View Details|
The final award shall be Postgraduate in Aviation Meteorology.
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o The minimum duration of the course shall be three semesters and a maximum of nine semesters each of 15 weeks.
o A course unit shall be defined as consisting of 45 contact hours of lectures, tutorials and practicals.
o A candidate shall take 6 core units, 2 electives and a research project in aviation meteorology.
o Candidates shall be required to take at least 2 course units and a maximum of 6 course units in a semester.
|Entry Requirements||View Details|
The common regulations governing Postgraduate Diploma programmes in all faculties, institutes and schools shall apply.
A holder of first degree of the University of Nairobi or an equivalent qualification from any other institution recognised by the Senate, in Meteorology, Mathematics and Physics, Physics and Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Geography and Mathematics, Engineering, or Computer Science.
|Examinations Regulations||View Details|
The Postgraduate Diploma programme in Aviation Meteorology is designed to equip students with knowledge and skills in practical application of aviation Meteorology. It targets first degree holders interested in pursuing aviation Meteorology as a profession.
The objectives of the programme are as follows:
(i) Provide students, having a background of undergraduate Meteorology, Mathematics Chemistry, Physics, and any other applied sciences with theoretical and practical knowledge in Aviation Meteorology.
(ii) Equip the students with necessary tools for them to work in Aviation and related industries.
(iii) Expose the students to areas of current operational and research aspects in aviation meteorology.
|Transfer of Credits||View Details|
A candidate may be exempted from some course units and credits transferred from institutions recognised by Senate, subject to the following conditions:
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|Semester: Non Specified|
|Course Code||Course Name||Course Hours|
|SMR507||Operational Training Course (otc)||View Description|
Operational Training Course (otc) Description
|SMR506||Tropical Meteorology||View Description|
Tropical Meteorology Description
|SMR505||Dynamic Meteorology||View Description|
Dynamic Meteorology Description
|SMR508||Micrometeorology And Atmospheric Pollution||View Description|
Micrometeorology And Atmospheric Pollution Description
|SMR523||Meteorological Instruments And Remote Sensing In Aviation Meteorology||View Description|
Meteorological Instruments And Remote Sensing In Aviation Meteorology Description
|SMR522||Thermodynamics And Cloud Physics For Aviators||View Description|
Thermodynamics And Cloud Physics For Aviators Description
|SMR521||Synoptic Meteorology And Aviation Weather Analysis||View Description|
Synoptic Meteorology And Aviation Weather Analysis Description
|SMR590||Research Project||View Description|
Research Project Description
|SMR526||Research Methods And Computer Applications In Aviation Meteorology||View Description|
Research Methods And Computer Applications In Aviation Meteorology Description
|SMR524||Aviation Weather Forecasting And Quality Assessment||View Description|
Aviation Weather Forecasting And Quality Assessment Description