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Ship Design

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

18 months
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The Ship Design programme at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is open to both international and Norwegian students.

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We offer a master degree in Ship Design at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). A ship is an extraordinarily useful and complex product. It operates in the layer between two fluids - water and air. 

The ship also needs to perform and sustain under severe environmental conditions, such as waves, current and wind. 

Job prospects

  • There is nothing more global than maritime activities. 
  • Specialists in maritime systems and operations have the world as a workplace. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modelling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems
  • CAE - Computer Aided Engineering
  • Systems Engineering Applied to Maritime Engineering
  • Best Practice - Product Architecture Modelling
  • Best Practice - Lean Systems
  • Best Practice - Marine engineering internship
  • Scientific Research Project Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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General requirements

  • A first degree (a bachelor's degree) in a relevant field.
  • English proficiency.
  • Excellent academic performance: A minimum requirement for admission to all programmes is the grade C or better on the ECTS scale. Note that admission is highly competitive. 

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  • There are no tuition fees at NTNU.  

Living costs for Ålesund

12000 - 17000 NOK /month
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