The Royal Meteorological Society is the UK's Learned and Professional Society for weather and climate. Undergraduate degrees from the Department of Meteorology at the University of Reading are approved by the Royal Meteorological Society as appropriate academic training for meteorologists seeking the qualification Chartered Meteorologist (CMet). Subject to a period of applied research or operational experience, successful holders of BSc Meteorology and Climate or BSc Mathematics and Meteorology, or MMet Meteorology and Climate or MMath Mathematics and Meteorology, can apply for election to Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society (FRMetS).

The Environmental Physics undergraduate degree is also officially recognised by the Institute of Physics, and formal accreditation is being sought.

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