Master of Science in Kinesiology and Health Studies
Nautical science refers to the basic knowledge which is required to safely navigate and operate a ship. The subjects include navigation and seamanship. Seamanship is the basic operation of shipboard equipment and tools. The three year B.SC Nautical Science is a course which is approved by the Directorate General of Shipping, which falls under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. The three year B.SC course is strictly residential.
Marine engineering makes an individual a ship's engineer whereas nautical science trains a person to become a deck officer. Marine engineering is all about machinery items on ships, boats or yachts, whereas Nautical science imparts nautical technology knowledge which is important for a deck officer on board. Pursuing a career in B. Sc Nautical Science can land you up as a deck cadet, second officer, chief officer and finally a captain. They can also get employed as a marine engineer, oceanographer, radio officer or nautical surveyors.