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What You Do

An Naval Architect performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Design and develop ships, barges, tugs, dredges, submarines, floats, and buoys
  • Design the associated marine power plants and propulsion systems
  • Oversee the building, maintenance, and repair of vessels and marine systems

What You Need

  • An eye for detail and an aptitude for design
  • Ability to think analytically and logically
  • Ability to work with high amounts of focus and patience
  • Persistence and good judgement
  • Ability to visualize three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Your Career Pathway

Certificates, Diplomas, Community College

Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN): Naval Architecture (Diploma)

3 Years$1,725

Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN): Ocean & Naval Architectural Engineering

5 Years$3,330