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Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, LA,
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. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

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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Living costs for New Orleans

  • 1125 - 2160 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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