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Nordic Master in Maritime Engineering 

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
15000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Nordic Master in Maritime Engineering programme at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a Nordic Five Tech (N5T) programme. This means that you get to study at two out of five of the most prominent Nordic universities: Aalto University School of Engineering in Finland, Technical University of Denmark, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.

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The Nordic Master in Maritime Engineering programme at Technical University of Denmark (DTU)  is based on the expertise of the participating universities within naval architecture, offshore engineering, and maritime engineering. 

The programme targets students wishing to profit from the Nordic Five Tech universities' long standing tradition and competence in the field and wishing to specialize in a specific area of expertise offered within the alliance.

Students spend 1 year at DTU/Lyngby Campus, 1 year at another university.

Career opportunities

Upon graduation you will be qualified to work within naval architecture and offshore engineering, i.e. shipsand offshore structures and their design, construction, and operation. This includes:

  • waves and wave loads
  • interaction between water and structure
  • stability of ships and platforms
  • dynamics of small craft
  • propellers and propulsion
  • advanced steel and lightweight structures

Programme Structure

Study tracks:

  • Naval architecture, 
  • Offshore engineering 
  • Maritime engineering.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BSc or BEng corresponding to a minimum of 180 ECTS credits
  • English language proficiency comparable with English B-level

The applicant’s qualifications must include a strong working knowledge of mathematics and mechanics and applicants must document that they have fulfilled the following minimum requirements 

  • Mathematics: 25 ECTS including linear algebra, calculus and differential equations.
  • Statistics and probability theory: 5 ECTS. Students without this qualification must be prepared to complete their curriculum during the first year.
  • Statics, mechanical vibrations, and strength of materials: 10-15 ECTS
  • Fluid mechanics: min. 5 ECTS
  • Sufficient qualifications within numerical methods and elementary programming 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Updated over a year ago

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Nordic Master in Maritime Engineering
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)


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