Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

University of New Orleans

24 months
26924 USD/year
26924 USD/year
17784 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Applicants with various backgrounds and different goals can be accommodated in the program of graduate study leading to the degree of Master of Science in Engineering, and many of the courses are scheduled "after hours" to enable the working engineer to continue to broaden his/her education on a part-time basis.

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Areas of Concentration:

After admission, students are required to select an area of concentration.

Civil Engineering Civil engineering applies the laws and principles of science and mechanics to design, modification, construction, and building of structures of all kinds, to resist and harness the forces of nature, and to improve the quality of life.

Electrical Engineering Graduates have an array of job opportunities with companies in well established industries like energy, defense, communications and design.

Mechanical Engineering This concentration prepares students to meet the needs of regional petrochemical, aerospace, manufacturing and oil industries by employing emerging technologies in the classroom and in research settings.

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering The marine industry needs engineers with advanced degrees and offers them high paying career opportunities. Many graduates are naval architects and marine engineers who work in various industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Form Calculations And Stability
  • Ship Hull StrengthMarine Engines
  • Ship Resistance And Propulsion
  • Offshore Structures And Ship Dynamics

Thesis OptionRequires 30 credit hours, out of which no less than 15 credit hours have to be taken at the 6000 level and out of which 6 credit hours are reserved for thesis work. 

Non-Thesis OptionRequires 30 hours, out of which at least 15 credit hours are to be taken at the 6000 level. A Master's project with 3 to 6 credit hours has to be completed. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or a 4-year degree equivalent from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad.
  • Applicants enrolled in the final year of a bachelor's degree or international equivalent will be considered for conditional admission.
  • 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4-point scale for all graduate coursework
  • GRE and GMAT are not required for applicants to the M.F.A. program in Fine Arts, the M.M. program in Music, the M.A. program in History and the M.S. program in Chemistry. GRE or GMAT may be waived for students entering Master’s programs and who already possess a graduate degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13462 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13462 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    17784 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8892 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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