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Maritime Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pensacola, FL, United States
The Maritime Studies Program from University of West Florida is designed to familiarize students with the dynamic cultural and natural resources of the maritime environment. Students gain the necessary knowledge and expertise to enable them to participate and contribute to our growing understanding and management of the maritime environment.
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Overview

Maritime Studies from University of West Florida prepares students for careers in the diverse and exciting maritime world. This degree provides a broad understanding of the diversified field by integrating maritime themes, transferable skills, and a knowledge base to enter a variety of maritime-related careers. 

Program Highlights

The maritime industry is a major global employer with thousands of opportunities in many areas. The marine environment covers 71% of the earth and continued technology advancement has increased pressure on its resources. 

Understanding and managing maritime resources is becoming increasingly important, requiring a wide range of theoretical knowledge and practical skills that this Maritime Studies degree will provide.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • General Biology for Non-Majors
  • General Botany 
  • Fundamentals of General Chemistry 
  • Shipwreck Archaeology 
  • Principles of Economic Theory and Public Policy 
  • Maritime History 
  • International Law 
  • Coastal and Marine Environments 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • International Graduate Application and Application Fee
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Official Credential Evaluation
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Graduate Admission Test Scores
  • Immigration Requirements
  • Health Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    218 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 218 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pensacola

  • 892 - 1480 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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