12 months
22302 USD/year
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The mission of the graduate program in Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Carolina is to provide graduate students with learning opportunities for acquiring a broad foundation of mechanical engineering knowledge, an in-depth research experience at the frontiers of mechanical engineering, and skills for life-long learning and professional development.

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Program Objectives of the  Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Carolina

Consistent with its mission, the graduate program has the following educational objectives for the graduates of its ME degree programs:

  • The graduates shall have expertise in a core subject area of Mechanical Engineering or Nuclear Engineering.
  • The graduates shall have a working knowledge of various areas of Mechanical Engineering or Nuclear Engineering and in allied fields, including other engineering disciplines, the sciences, and mathematics.
  • The graduates shall have the basic skills needed for life-long learning and professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Engineering Optimization
  • Intermediate Dynamics
  • Robotics in Mechanical Engineering
  • Compressible Fluid Flow
  • Introduction to Nuclear Safeguards
  • Nuclear Energy in the Hydrogen Economy
  •  Introduction to Nuclear Engineering
  • Nuclear Fuel Cycles
  • Intermediate Heat Transfer

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree: From an accredited college or university (or international equivalent) 
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Application Fee: $50 for students using the general application. 
  • English Proficiency Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22302 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

22,302 - 30,183 USD


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