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University of British Columbia offers a naval architecture option to its Mechanical Engineering degree, consisting of five elective courses between the third and fourth year. In the senior level courses, class sizes tend to be small, with a high instructor to student ratio facilitating project based learning. Formally, Tow tank facilities at the nearby ocean engineering centre were used by naval architect students for model testing in their fourth year, however it has since been replaced by condominiums.
In addition to the requirements of the engineering program, the following electives form the naval architecture option;