Master of Science, 2 years

MSc in Marine Coastal Development


About the Programme

The world’s oceans have waste resources which will become more and more important, and which we will depend upon in the future. In order to use and protect these resources and to develop coastal resources in a sustainable way, there is a need for in-depth and interdisciplinary knowledge about the interactions between economy, environment, technology, marine biological resources, and public concerns.

The Master of Science programme in Marine Coastal Development is a two-year international multidisciplinary MSc-programme. It is especially designed to give the students a broad understanding of the complex interactions in the marine sector. NTNU has excellent research communities within these fields and a close contact with relevant external partners.

Rauåte HannSpecializations

The programme offers three specializations which include an individual research project with publication of a Master Degree thesis according to international standards. The specializations are as follows:

NTNU Ocean Science and Technology

Marine and maritime research is a strategic research focus area at NTNU. It coordinates and initiates new multidisciplinary activities within research, education and innovation, providing opportunities to investigate complex challenges and opportunities.  Marine studies at NTNU are of high quality, giving students the knowledge and competence that is valued by the industry and society at large.

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Programme facts

Degree: Master of Science in Marine Coastal Development
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MSMACODEV
Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English
Location: Norway, Trondheim, Gløshaugen

The Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology

Validity of information: 2015/16

Application deadlines

  • Non-EU/non-EEA students: 1 December 2015
  • Norwegian/EU/EEA students: 1 March 2016

The application is now open - apply through Søknadsweb.

Contact information

Faculty of Natural Science and Technology
7491 Trondheim

Phone: +47 73 59 62 73

Contact persons: Lisbeth Aune