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Ocean Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #189 (QS) , TX,
Ocean Engineering offered by Texas A&M University is the application of engineering principles in an ocean environment. The diversity of this environment and the challenge of the ocean frontier make it an exciting career for young ocean engineers.

About

Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University prepares people to build systems that monitor and control coastal environments. Students learn to build dikes, flood control systems, and power stations in or near the ocean. They also learn to use math and science to solve problems caused by tidal forces, waves, and currents.

Employment opportunities exist with private industry, defense contractors, consulting firms, and government agencies.

Typical ocean engineering application areas include: beach protection and nourishment, coastal structures, coastal erosion, development of ocean energy resources, instrumentation for coastal and offshore measurements, marine dredging and dredged material placement, moored and towed systems, ocean mining, offshore petroleum recovery, offshore structures, ports and harbors, search and salvage, suspended and dissolved constituent transport, subsea pipelines and cables, submersible vehicles, and underwater acoustics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Ocean Engineering
  • Hydromechanics
  • Basic Coastal Engineering
  • Underwater Acoustics for Ocean Engineers
  • Principles of Naval Architecture
  • Dynamics of Offshore Structures
  • Design of Ocean Engineering Facilities
  • Underwater and Moored System Design
  • Ocean Engineering Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Required documents:

  • Essays. Essay A (Required): Describe a setting in which you have collaborated or interacted with people whose experiences and/or beliefs differ from yours. Address your initial feelings, and how those feelings were or were not changed by this experience.Essay B (Required): Describe a circumstance, obstacle or conflict in your life, and the skills and resources you used to resolve it. Did it change you? If so, how?
  • $90 processing fee 
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 67334 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 67334 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    13704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54816 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for College Station

  • 964 - 1490 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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