Advanced Maritime Operations are in the center of Western Norways shipping activities. The future for product- and system design is unlimited.
You can be part of moulding the offshore-future with a Masters Degree in Product and System Design from Aalesund University College.
The program focuses on the design of ship equipment and maritime systems. You will be challenged in developing new solutions that are safe, environmentally friendly and efficient. You will learn about advanced systems that include robots, cranes and winches used in deck solutions which address the complex interactions between operators.
You will also concentrate on the maritime operations that the ship is performing, and you will be simulating these operations in order to design the required maritime systems in the most efficient way.
Part of the program combines theory and practice by students spending time with the nearby maritime companies. The maritime cluster around Aalesund is among the most complete in the World, and Norwegian maritime enterprises together form an internationally competitive, expertise-based industry that comprises an unrivalled degree of professionalism. You will acquire skills and attitudes to act efficiently within the design of maritime products and systems in the offshore industry throughout the world.
With a Master Degree in Product- and System Design from Aalesund University College you are well prepared to work in design and engineering companies, shipbuilding and ship owner companies, and in the offshore industry all over the world. During your studies you will be able to spend time with the nearby industry.
Subjects and course modules
Modules are taught by teams involved in maritime operations. The modules are taught as short, intensive courses. Qualified lecturers come from all over the world.
Professional Master Degree (90 ECTS credits)
Applicants with other BSc specialisation may be considered for admission, but must enclose detailed information in English concerning the contents of their BSc programme (list of courses and preferably syllabus with detailed course descriptions).
Norwegian universities and state university colleges do not charge tuition fees for international students. However, you should take into consideration that living expenses in Norway are higher than in many other countries, and you need to pay for your own books/teaching material.
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There are no tuition fees for the Master's degree programmes, but all students must have sufficient funding to cover cost of living (including accommodation, food, transport, books etc). Please note that Norwegian authorities require all international students to document how they will finance their studies in Norway when applying for student visa to Norway.
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