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What will I learn?

Students who successfully complete an INTO UAB Graduate Pathway program in Mechanical Engineering are assured progression to a UAB graduate business degree program upon submission of additional required application materials. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter the graduate degree program. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 33 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 21 credit hours remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 33 credit hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 24 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.

This course leads to the following degrees:

  • Mechanical Engineering-M.S.

Which department am I in?

INTO University of Alabama at Birmingham

Study options

Full Time (1 - 2 Semesters)

Tuition fees
USD $16,170 (1-Semester Pathway); USD $28,120 (2-Semester Pathway)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

6 January 2021, 5 May 2021, 17 August 2021

Venue

INTO University of Alabama at Birmingham

1720 2nd Ave South,

BIRMINGHAM,

Alabama,

35294, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Age requirements: 17 years and above

1-Semester

English language requirements: TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, or Duolingo 120.

Academic requirements: Four-year undergraduate engineering degree in mechanical, mechanics, structural or related field. 2.5 undergraduate GPA.

2-Semester

English language requirements: TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 169, or Duolingo 95.

Academic requirements: Four-year undergraduate engineering degree in mechanical, mechanics, structural or related field. 2.5 undergraduate GPA.

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About this uni

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) helps international students progress to degree-level study.

  • Based in downtown Birmingham, Alabama
  • Top young university in the U.S.
  • A variety of pathway programs available
  • Scholarships for high-achieving international students