BIPMT-Diploma in Meteorology

BIPMT-Diploma in Meteorology
Starts from:Fri, October 18, 2019
Campus Location

Ras AbuAbboud EXPY, Al Khulaifat,Doha,Qatar

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Course Feature
  • Course Code BIPMT
  • Course Type Full-Time
  • Duration 2½ Years
  • Pre-Requisites Secondary School (Mathematics and Science) with 80%
  • Department Meteorology
Class Description

The course is offered for Senior secondary school level candidates with good proficiency in English (IELTS 5.5) and Mathematics for 2½ years duration. On completion of the course the participant will graduate with a Diploma in Meteorology and qualified to do weather Forecasting job as a Met Forecaster.

Subject Modules Per Semester & Course Outcomes

  •  WXPT-115-General Meteorology
  •  WXPT-116-Met instruments and its working principles
  •  WXPT-117-Met observation and Plotting of Weather Charts
  •  WXPT-118-Physics-I
  •  WXPT-119-Pre-Calculus and Linear Algebra
  •  WXPT-188-Information Technology and Data Processing
  •  WXPT-122-Meteorological data processing (Statistics)
  •  WXPT-189-Physics-II
  •  WXPT-190-Atmospheric Physics-I
  •  WXPT-187-Climatology
  •  WXPT-253-Synoptic meteorology
  •  WXPT-257-Calculus
  •  WXPT-121-Aviation Meteorology
  •  WXPT-251-Atmospheric Dynamics-1
  •  WXPT-255-Application of Weather Forecast Simulator
  •  WXPT- 258-Synoptic Analysis of Weather charts
  •  WXPT-260-Advanced Calculus
  •  WXPT- 230- Ocean Dynamics
  •  WXPT-231-Introduction to Programming using Matlab
  •  WXPT-252-Atmospheric Dynamics-II
  •  WXPT-259-Atmospheric Physics-II
  •  WXPT-254-Tropical Meteorology
  •  WXPT-281-Agro Meteorology
  •  WXPT-250-Thermodynamics Practical
  •  WXPT-255-Satellite and Radar Meteorology
  •  WXPT-280-Numerical weather Prediction (NWP)
  •  WXPT-282-Seiesmology
  •  WXPT-291-Weather Analysis and Forecasting
  •  WXPT-292-Meteorology Internship (On-the-Job-training)
  •  Explain:
  •  Weather observation and decoding rules based on WMO guidelines
  •  Functions of various weather instruments
  •  Cloud types
  •  Describe various meteorological terms.
  •  Explain the history and functions of varies WMO bodies, identify WMO publications and explain the contents therein.
  •  Interpret coded meteorological charts
  •  Explain the general principles of meteorology
  •  Identify various types of clouds and their associated weather condition
  •  Explain the basic principles of aviation meteorology
  •  Use WMO publications to encode and decode information related to weather observation
  •  Explain the objectives, divisions and responsibilities of Met Service, and describe the services provided by each division and unit
  •  Describe the composition and structure of the atmosphere and state how various weather phenomena occur and their effects on flights operations
  •  Interpret coded aviation meteorological information
  •  Describe the various scales of weather systems.
  •  Able to prepare METAR ,SPECI and other Aviation related messages
  •  Describe Atmospheric composition, and structure in terms of temperature and moisture contents.
  •  Understand the conceptual and mathematical description of atmospheric motion.
  •  Explain the synoptic aspect of the formation and modification of air masses, formation and movement of frontal systems, depressions and cyclones.
  •  Identify synoptic features and weather associated with frontal waves, depressions, warm front, cold front, stationary front, occluded front depressions, origin, maturity and characteristics of cyclones.
  •  Differentiate scales of analysis in Meteorology and the importance of micro, meso and macro, synoptic and planetary scale.
  •  Identify weather systems.
  •  Acquire knowledge on geography and classification of climates.
  •  Understand Global warming and Greenhouse Gases and carbon cycle, some facts about climate change.
  •  Understand general climatology and the statistical analysis of meteorological data
  •  Calculate thermodynamic parameters of the atmosphere to find out atmospheric stability conditions
  •  Apply dynamic and thermodynamic concepts to derive the energetic of the atmosphere for forecasting and prediction
  •  Apply the techniques for synoptic forecasting for short- and medium range forecasts
  •  Identify the formation, movement, and prediction of weather systems in the tropics and extra tropics with emphasis to Ocean land interaction.
  •  Analyze satellite cloud images to distinguish weather system.
  •  Practice and preparation of Forecast Reports for short range and medium range forecast  for, fog ,dust, thunderstorm ,gustiness etc with the help of Forecast Simulator.
  •  Prepare forecast reports for general, marine, and aviation weather forecasting based on     Synoptic and dynamic techniques
  •  Demonstrate understanding of atmospheric stability, cloud physics, cloud formation and precipitation processes. Simulate various weather conditions using the Forecast Simulator system. Formulate forecasts of temperature and other weather parameters. Understand the principles of modern numerical weather prediction. To perform simple simulations of weather forecast using NWP system using an Atmospheric Numerical Model.