Program Information

School: Cape Breton University
Faculty: School of Science and Technology
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Nautical Science/Merchant Marine Officer
Description: Together, CBU and the Canadian Coast Guard College (CCGC) created a unique program where students set sail toward an adventurous career. Focused on marine safety and environmental protection, this one-of-a kind program provides training in either Marine Engineering or Marine Navigation as an Officer Cadet with the CCGC.

The four-year Officer Training Program at the Canadian Coast Guard College is a university degree. Graduates receive a Bachelor of Technology in Nautical Science from CBU and a Commercial Certification as a Ship’s Officer from Transport Canada.

URL: Nautical Science (BET) at Cape Breton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,024

This cost estimate is based on students taking five full-year undergraduate-level courses.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65
Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]