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Master's programme in atmospheric sciences


120 cr

Degree
Complete 120 crCorreponding course in the old system (studies done before 1.8.2017)

Discipline studies



 


 

Advanced studies in atmospheric sciences


95-120 cr


Compulsory

Compulsory courses for all study tracks


45-50 cr
CompulsoryComplete all 6 courses.
Included in the study module of advanced studies of a study track.

Atmospheric and Earth Sciences Today
ATM3015 crCourseCompulsory

Atmospheric science seminar for Master’s students
ATM3455 crCourseCompulsory
53192 Opiskelijaseminaari
Climate.now
ATM3022 / 5 crCourseCompulsoryChoose either 2 cr or 5 cr course (5 cr course is recommended)530379 Ilmastonmuutos nyt ja  A530379 Avoin yo: Ilmastonmuutos nyt
Project course in atmospheric sciences
ATM3033 / 5 crCourseCompulsoryChoose either 3 cr or 5 cr course (5 cr course is recommended)
Can be substituted by ATM380 Solutions.now

Master's thesis
ATM35030 crCourseCompulsory

Maturity test
ATM3990 crCourseCompulsory








Optional courses for all study tracks

 0-25 cr

OptionalIncluded in the study module of advanced studies of a study track.
 Dimension analysis
ATM3655 crCourseOptional

Leadership for sustainable change
ATM373
CourseOptional

Biosphere-atmosphere process modelling
ATM374
CourseOptional
Sustainable.now
ATM378
CourseOptional

SystemsChange.now
ATM379
CourseOptional

Solutions.now
ATM380
CourseOptional

Earth System Modelling
ATM377
CourseOptional

Special Course in Atmospheric Sciences
ATM410(1-99)5-10 crCourseOptional








Optional Study Tracks



Compulsory

Choose 1 study track









Study track in Aerosol Physics







Aerosol Physics, Advanced Studies ATM300195-120 crStudy moduleAlternative

Compulsory courses for all study tracks

45-50 cr
CompulsoryCourses listed in the beginning of the degree structure
Compulsory course packages

min. 50 cr



Basics of aerosol physics and chemistry


min. 5 crCourse packageCompulsoryComplete at least 5 cr
Aerosol physics II
ATM3045 crCourseCompulsory
530001 Aerosolifysiikka II
Nanophysics and nanochemistry
MATR3055 crCourseAlternative

Basics of atmospheric chemistry
ATM3065 crCourseAlternative
53611 Ilmakehän kemian perusteet
Atmospheric and aerosol chemistry
ATM3075 crCourseAlternative
530007 Ilmakemian jatkokurssi
Atmospheric photochemistry and reaction kinetics
ATM3585 crCourseAlternative

Aerosol physics


min. 35 crCourse packageCompulsoryComplete at least 35 cr of this course package
Classical Nucleation Theory
ATM3055 crCourseAlternative
530124 Klassinen nukleaatioteoria
Simulations of Formation of Molecular Clusters
ATM3115 crCourseAlternative
530060 Molekyyliklusterien muodostumissimulaatiot
Aerosol Modelling
ATM3125 crCourseAlternative
530265 Aerosolimallinnus
Biosphere-atmosphere process modelling I
ATM3135 crCourseAlternative
53350 Ilmakehämallinnus I
Biosphere-atmosphere process modelling II
ATM3145 crCourseAlternative
53352 Ilmakehämallinnus II
Laboratory course in Aerosol physics
ATM3715 crCourseAlternative

Aerosol measurement techniques
ATM3185 crCourseAlternative
53174 Aerosolien mittaustekniikka
Atmospheric observations of aerosols, clouds and reactive trace gases
ATM3195 crCourseAlternative
530080 Ilmakehän aerosolien mittaus: aerosolifysiikka, näytteenotto- ja mittausmenetelmät
Mass Spectrometry in Atmospheric Sciences and Environmental analysis
ATM3205 crCourseAlternative
530264 Massaspektrometria ilmakehätieteissä ja ympäristöanalytiikassa
Satellite remote sensing methods in aerosol science
ATM3255 crCourseAlternative
530233 Satelliittikaukokartoitusmenetelmät aerosolitieteessä
Health Effects of Fine Particles
ATM3265 crCourseAlternative
530068 Pienhiukkasten terveysvaikutukset
Fine particles in occupational environments
ATM3275 crCourseAlternative
530037 Pienhiukkaset työympäristössä
Aerosol Optics
ATM3685 crCourseAlternative

Special course in Aerosols Physics
ATM411(1-99)5 -10 crCourseAlternative

Data Science
min. 10 crCourse packageCompulsoryComplete at least 10 cr of this course package
Statistical tools for climate and atmospheric science
ATM3085 crCourseAlternative
530189 Kenttämittausten tilastollinen analyysi
Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks
ATM3095 crCourseAlternative
53328 Ilman epäpuhtauksien fysiikka, kemia ja vaikutukset; kenttämittaukset
Time Series Analysis in Geosciences
ATM3105 crCourseAlternative
535006 Aikasarja-analyysi geotieteissä
Introduction to Machine-learning
DATA110025 crCourseAlternative

Advanced course in Machine-learning
DATA120015 crCourseAlternative

Special course in Data Science
ATM417(1-99)
CourseAlternative








Study track in Biogeochemical cycles







Biogeochemical cycles, Advanced StudiesATM300295-120 crStudy moduleAlternative

Compulsory courses for all study tracks

45-50 cr
CompulsoryCourses listed in the beginning of the degree structure
Optional course packages

min. 50 cr

Complete at least 50 cr of individual courses from the following course packages
Biogeochemical cycles

Course packageAlternative

Basics of Biometeorology
FOR-2185 crCourseAlternative

Global biogeochemical cycles
ATM3285 crCourseAlternative
53341 Ilmastojärjestelmän biogeokemialliset kierrot
Eddy covariance intensive course
ATM3595 crCourseAlternative

Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks
ATM3095 crCourseAlternative

Advanced aquatic biogeochemistry
ECGS-0115 cr
CourseAlternative

Ecosystems and climate change
ECGS-6015 crCourseAlternative

Forest ecosystem biogeochemisty
FOR-2285 crCourseAlternative

Forest ecosystem hydrology and water balance
FOR-2295 crCourseAlternative

Forest and peatlands as modifiers of atmospheric composition
FOR-2175 crCourseAlternative

Mitigation of Climate Change in Forestry
FOR-2155 crCourseAlternative

Forest production, growth and yield
FOR-2125 crCourseAlternative

Soils and climate change
FOR-0134 crCourseAlternative

Simulations of forest growth with ecological models
FOR-2145 crCourseAlternative

Special course in Biogeochemical cycles
ATM412(1-99)5-10 crCourseAlternative

Biometeorology

Course packageAlternative

Theory of micrometeorological flux measurements
ATM3315 crCourseAlternative
530040 Mikrometeorologisten vuonmittausmenetelmien teoriat
Field course in micrometeorology and hydrology
ATM3215 crCourseAlternative

Global biogeochemical cycles
ATM3285 crCourseAlternative

Terrestrial water, carbon and nitrogen cycles
ATM3325 crCourseAlternative
53693 Veden, hiilen ja typen kierto maa-alueilla
Eddy covariance intensive course
ATM3595 crCourseAlternative

Turbulence Theory
ATM3335 crCourseAlternative
535041 Turbulenssioppi
Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks
ATM3095 crCourseAlternative

Data Science

Course packageAlternative

Statistical tools for climate and atmospheric science
ATM3085 crCourseAlternative

Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks
ATM3095 crCourseAlternative

Time Series Analysis in Geosciences
ATM3105 crCourseAlternative

Introduction to machine learning
DATA110025 crCourseAlternative

Advanced course in machine learning
DATA12001
5 crCourseAlternative

Special course in Data Science
ATM417(1-99)
CourseAlternative








Study track in Geophysics of the hydrosphere







Geophysics of the hydrosphere, Advanced StudiesATM300395-120 crStudy moduleAlternative

Compulsory courses for all study tracks

45-50 cr
CompulsoryCourses listed in the beginning of the degree structure
Compulsory course package


Compulsory

Theories and Methods in geophysics of the hydrosphere
min. 20 crCourse packageCompulsoryComplete at least 20 cr of the courses in this course package
Measurement Methods in Hydrospheric Geophysics
ATM3345 crCourseCompulsory
53536 Vesivaipan mittausmenetelmät
Geophysics of Snow and Ice
ATM3355 crCourseCompulsory
53568 Lumen ja jään geofysiikka
Turbulence Theory
ATM3335 crCourseCompulsory

Time Series Analysis in Geosciences
ATM3105 crCourseCompulsory

Advanced aquatic biogeochemistry
ECGS-0115 cr
CourseAlternative

 Dimension analysis
ATM3655 crCourseAlternative

Geoinformatics 1
ME-2045 crCourseAlternativeComplete either this or ME-203
Geoinformatiikka 1
ME-2035 crCourseAlternativeComplete either this or ME-204
Spatial Modelling and Bayesian Inference
MAST320055 crCourseAlternative








Optional course packages

min. 30 cr

Complete at least 25 cr, including one course package with at least 15 cr

Physical oceanography



Course packageAlternative

Dynamic Oceanography
 ATM336 5 crCourseAlternative
53545 Dynaaminen oseanografia
Descriptive Oceanography
ATM3375 crCourseAlternative
53528 Deskriptiivinen oseanografia
Surface Water Waves
ATM3385 crCourseAlternative
53548 Veden pinta-aallot
Oceanography of the Baltic Sea
ATM3395 crCourseAlternative
53540 Itämeren oseanografia I
Coastal Oceanography
ATM3405 crCourseAlternative
53505 Rannikko-oseanografia
Polar Oceanography
ATM3675 crCourseAlternative

Cryology



Course packageAlternative

Sea ice geophysics
ATM3415 crCourseAlternative
53500 Merijään geofysiikka
Frozen Ground
ATM3425 crCourseAlternative
535044 Routa
Glaciology
 ATM343 5 crCourseAlternative
535008 Glasiologia
Continuum theory applications in snow and ice research
ATM3635 crCourseAlternative
535039 Continuum theory applications in snow and ice research
Hydrology

Course packageAlternative

Quantitative hydrogeology and flow modeling
GEOM-H20125 crCourseAlternative
54072 Geohydrologia
Global Hydrology
ATM3445 crCourseAlternative
53574 Globaali hydrologia
Physics of lakes and rivers
ATM3465 crCourseAlternative

Field Course in Micrometeorology and Hydrology
ATM3215 crCourseAlternative
53641 Mikrometeorologian ja hydrologian kenttäkurssi







Special course in Geophysics of the hydrosphere
ATM413(1-99)5 -10 crCourseAlternative








Data analysis

Course packageAlternative

Statistical tools for climate and atmospheric science
ATM3085 crCourseAlternative

Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks
ATM3095 crCourseAlternative

Time Series Analysis in Geosciences
ATM3105 crCourseAlternative

Special course in Data Science
ATM417(1-99)5-10 crCourseAlternative








Study track in Atmospheric chemistry and analysis







Atmospheric chemistry and analysis, Advanced studiesATM300495-120 crStudy moduleAlternative

Compulsory courses for all study tracks

45-50 cr
CompulsoryCourses listed in the beginning of the degree structure
Compulsory course packages

min. 50 cr

Complete at least 50 cr
Atmospheric chemistry and analysis
10 crCourse packageCompulsoryComplete all 10 cr
Chemicals and legislation
KEM4115 crCourseCompulsory

Basics of atmospheric chemistry
ATM3065 crCourseCompulsory

Environmental analysis

min. 20 crCourse packageCompulsoryComplete at least 20 cr
Sampling and sample preparation
KEM3325 crCourseAlternative

Mass spectrometry in atmospheric sciences and environmental analysis
 ATM320
5 crCourseAlternative
55244
Separation techniques (GC and LC)
KEM3315 crCourseAlternative

Portable analytical instruments and sensors
KEM3355 crCourseAlternative

Analytical chemistry laboratory works
KEM3335 crCourseAlternative

Chemical reactions in atmosphere

min. 20 crCourse packageCompulsoryComplete at least 20 cr
Reaction Kinetics
KEM3445 crCourseAlternative

Spectroscopy
KEM3435 crCourseAlternative

Atmospheric and aerosol chemistry
ATM3075 crCourseAlternative

Atmospheric photochemistry and reaction kinetics
ATM3585 crCourseAlternative

Experimental methods in molecular science 2
KEM3665 crCourseAlternative








Special courses in Atmospheric Chemistry and Analysis
ATM414(1-99)5-10 crCourseAlternative








Optional course package






Data Science

Course packageAlternative

Statistical tools for climate and atmospheric science
ATM3085 crCourseAlternative

Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks
ATM3095 crCourseAlternative

Time Series Analysis in Geosciences
ATM3105 crCourseAlternative

Introduction to machine learning
DATA120025 crCourseAlternative

Advanced course in machine learning
DATA120015 crCourseAlternative

Special course in Data Science
ATM417(1-99)
CourseAlternative








Study track in Remote sensing







Remote Sensing, Advanced Studies
 ATM300595-120 crStudy moduleAlternative

Compulsory courses for all study tracks

45-50 cr
CompulsoryCourses listed in the beginning of the degree structure
Compulsory course package


Compulsory

Mathematical and computational methods in remote sensing
min. 10 crCourse packageCompulsoryComplete at least 10 cr
Atmospheric Radiation
ATM3575 crCourseCompulsory
53624 Fysikaalinen meteorologia
Geoinformatics I
ME-2045 crCourseCompulsory

Spatial Modelling and Bayesian Inference
MAST320055 crCourseAlternative








Optional course packages




Complete at least 40 cr of  individual courses from the following course packages
Observation systems and methods

Course packageAlternative

Meteorological observation systems
ATM3225 crCourseAlternative

Advanced Course in Radar Meteorology
ATM3235 crCourseAlternative

Laboratory Course in Radar Meteorology
ATM3245 crCourseAlternative

Remote sensing of the atmosphere and hydrosphere



Course packageAlternative

Satellite Remote Sensing Methods in Aerosols Science
ATM3255 crCourseAlternative

Time Series Analysis in Geosciences
ATM3105 crCourseAlternative

Introduction to light scattering
PAP3145 crCourseAlternative

Remote sensing of the biosphere and land use



Course packageAlternative

Remote sensing 1
GEOG-G3025 crCourseAlternative

Remote sensing 2
GEOG-3225 crCourseAlternative

Imaging spectoscopyGEOG-3245 crCourseAlternative

Geoinformatiikka 2
ME-230
5 crCourseAlternative

Open GIS and spatial data structures
ME-231
5 crCourseAlternative

Remote sensing 1
ME-232
5 crCourseAlternative

Basic in object-oriented programming in forest sciences
ME-234
5 crCourseAlternative

GIS analysis and modelling
FOR-2585 crCourseAlternative

GIS and RS in environmental and land use applications
FOR-2595 crCourseAlternative

Advanced course in remote sensing (Metsien kaukokartoituksen jatkokurssi)
FOR-260
5 crCourseAlternative








Special course in Remote sensing
ATM415(1-99)5-10 crCourseAlternative








Data Science

Course packageAlternative

Statistical tools for climate and atmospheric science
ATM3085 crCourseAlternative

Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks
ATM3095 crCourseAlternative

Time Series Analysis in Geosciences
ATM3105 crCourseAlternative

Introduction to machine learning
DATA120025 crCourseAlternative

Advanced course in machine learning
DATA120015 crCourseAlternative

Special course in Data Science
ATM417(1-99)
CourseAlternative








Study track in Meteorology







Meteorology, Advanced StudiesATM300695-120 crStudy moduleAlternative

Compulsory courses for all study tracks

45-50 cr
CompulsoryCourses listed in the beginning of the degree structure
Compulsory course packages

50 cr

Complete 50 cr from the following two course packages
Dynamic meteology I
25 crCourse package
CompulsoryComplete all 25 cr

 Boundary Layer Physics I
ATM3475 crCourseCompulsory
53646 Rajakerroksen fysiikka I
Dynamics of Atmospheric Flow Structures I
ATM3485 crCourseCompulsory
53605 Ilmakehän virtausrakenteiden dynamiikka
Dynamics of Atmospheric Flow Structures II
ATM3495 crCourseCompulsory
53605 Ilmakehän virtausrakenteiden dynamiikka
Mesometeorology
 ATM351 5 crCourseCompulsory
53632 Mesometeorologia
Synoptic meteorology I
ATM3525 crCourseCompulsory
53606 Synoptinen meteorologia I
Dynamic meteorology II
25 crCourse package
CompulsoryComplete all 25 cr

 Atmospheric Radiation
ATM3575 crCourseCompulsory

Cloud Physics
ATM3545 crCourseCompulsory
53634 Pilvifysiikka
Numerical meteorology I
ATM3155 crCourseCompulsory

Meteorological observation systems
ATM3225 crCourseCompulsory

Atmospheric General Circulation I
ATM3555 crCourseCompulsory
53648 Ilmakehän yleinen kiertoliike I







Optional course packages






Dynamic Meteorology III
min. 5 crCourse package
Alternative

Numerical Meteorology II
ATM3165 crCourseAlternative

Laboratory Course in Numerical Meteorology
ATM3175 crCourseAlternative

Convective Weather Systems and Climate
ATM3565 crCourseAlternative
53672 Konvektiiviset sääjärjestelmät ja ilmasto
Synoptic meteorology II
ATM3535 crCourseAlternative
53607 Synoptinen meteorologia II
Kasvihuoneilmiö, ilmastonmuutos ja vaikutukset
FYS20745 crCourseAlternative can substitute the ATM302 Climate.now 
Basics of atmospheric chemistry
ATM3065 crCourseAlternative

Time Series Analysis in Geosciences
ATM3105 crCourseAlternative

Stratospheric Dynamics and Chemistry
ATM3625 crCourseAlternative
53673 Stratosfäärin dynamiikka ja kemia
Laboratory Course in Synoptic Meteorology
ATM3645 crCourseAlternative
53656 Synoptiikan laboratoriokurssi
Meteorological remote sensing
min. 5 crCourse package
Alternative

Advanced Course in Radar Meteorology
ATM3235 crCourseAlternative

Laboratory Course in Radar Meteorology
ATM3245 crCourseAlternative

Electromagnetic scattering and absorption
PAP3145 crCourseAlternative

Statistical Inverse Methods
PAP3035 crCourseAlternative

Satellite Remote Sensing Methods in Aerosols Science
ATM3255 crCourseAlternative

Biometeorology
min. 10 crCourse package
Alternative

Theory of micrometeorological flux measurements
ATM3315 crCourseAlternative

Field course in micrometeorology and hydrology
ATM3215 crCourseAlternative

Global biogeochemical cycles
ATM3285 crCourseAlternative

Terrestrial water, carbon and nitrogen cycles
ATM3325 crCourseAlternative

Eddy covariance intensive course
ATM3595 crCourseAlternative

Turbulence Theory
ATM3335 crCourseAlternative

Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks
ATM3095 crCourseAlternative








Special course in Meteorology
ATM416(1-99)5-10 crCourseAlternative








Data Science

Course package
Alternative

Statistical tools for climate and atmospheric science
ATM3085 crCourseAlternative

Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks
ATM3095 crCourseAlternative

Time Series Analysis in Geosciences
ATM3105 crCourseAlternative

Introduction to machine learning
DATA120025 crCourseAlternative

Advanced course in machine learning
DATA120015 crCourseAlternative

Special course in Data Science
ATM417(1-99)
CourseAlternative















Other studies

ATM400

0-25 cr

Study module

Optional



Working life skills and expertise




Optional



Career planning

0 cr
Integrated to ATM303 Project course in atmospheric sciences
Compulsory

Practical training
ATM4015 crCourseOptional

Courses supporting scientific knowledge
ATM402(A-E)0-25 crCourseOptional

Internationalization period - Mobility window





Optional

Studies completed during the international period will be transferred to the advanced studies  or to other studies depending on their content. They can be transferred as a study module or individual courses.
Study module completed in a foreign university
ATM45015-25 crStudy moduleOptional

Course completed in another university
ATM4031-10 crCourseOptional

(Parts integrated to other courses)







Personal Study Plan (PSP)

0 crIntegrated to ATM301 Atmospheric and Earth Sciences TodayCompulsory

University's own student feedback

0 cr
Compulsory

Optional studies


0 - 25 cr
Optional

Freely chosen study modules

0-25 cr

Study module

Optional



Climate University
ATM3910-25 crStudy moduleOptional

Freely chosen courses

0-25 crCourses

Optional



Academic Writing for Students in English-Medium Master's Degree Programmes 1
9937342 crCourseOptional

Academic Writing for Students in English-Medium Master's Degree Programmes 2
9937342 crCourseOptional

Finnish 1A
FINN-1113 crCourseOptional

Finnish 1B
FINN-1123 crCourseOptional

Courses supporting scientific knowledge
ATM402(A-E)0-25 cr
CourseOptional

Other studies in Atmospheric sciences  





Complete the courses below  if needed and if they (or similar contents) aren't included in your Bachelor's degree.
Basics of thermophysics
FYS20015 crCourseAlternativeMust be completed if you choose Aerosols Physics study track and if the course of similar content isn't included in your previous degree
Thermodynamic potentials
FYS20025 crCourseAlternativeMust be completed if you choose Aerosols Physics study track and if the course of similar content isn't included in your previous degree
Aerosol physics I
FYS20715 crCourseAlternativeMust be completed if you choose Aerosols Physics study track and if the course of similar content isn't included in your previous degree53051 Aerosolifysiikka I
Fluid Phenomena
FYS20735 crCourseAlternativeMust be completed if you choose Geophysics of the Hydrosphere study track and if the course of similar content isn't included in your previous degree53697 Virtausilmiöt
Introduction to Meteorology and Weather Observations
FYS20315 crCourseAlternativeMust be completed if you choose Meteorology study track and if the course of similar content isn't included in your previous degree
Atmospheric Thermodynamics
FYS20325 crCourseAlternativeMust be completed if you choose Meteorology study track and if the course of similar content isn't included in your previous degree
Introduction to Atmospheric Flow Dynamics
FYS203310 crCourseAlternativeMust be completed if you choose Meteorology study track and if the course of similar content isn't included in your previous degree
Basic Course in Oceanography
FYS20755 crCourseAlternativeMust be completed if you choose Geophysics of the Hydrosphere study track and if the course of similar content isn't included in your previous degree53541 Meritieteen peruskurssi
Basic Course in Hydrology
FYS20765 crCourseAlternativeMust be completed if you choose Geophysics of the Hydrosphere study track and if the course of similar content isn't included in your previous degree53531 Hydrologian peruskurssi
Klimatologian perusteet
FYS20342 crCourseAlternativeMust be completed if you choose Meteorology study track and if the course of similar content isn't included in your previous degree
Fysikaalinen klimatologia
FYS20353 crCourseAlternativeMust be completed if you choose Meteorology study track and if the course of similar content isn't included in your previous degree
Transport Phenomena 
FYS2072
5 crCourseAlternative
53108 Siirtoilmiöt I
Computational Chemistry
KEK2225 crCourseAlternative








Study Modules offered to students from other degree programmes







Atmospherice Sciences, Study module, min. 15 cr
ATM390min. 15 crStudy module
Choose 15, 25 or 35 cr of courses of Master's Programme in Atmospheric Sciences
Climate University, Study module, min. 15 cr
ATM391min. 15 crStudy module
Choose 15, 25 or 35 cr of courses of the study module



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