Master's degree programme, 2 years, Ålesund

Product and System Design

About Product and System Design

The future for product and system design is unlimited. With a Master's Degree in Product and System Design you can be part of moulding the offshore-future.

This programme of study focuses on the design of ship equipment and maritime systems. Despite the focus on the maritime, the applied design methods are generic, and can be applied to other industries. 


The programme is open to both international and Norwegian students. 

Bachelor in mechanical engineering, automation, mechatronics, marine technology, ship design or equivalent, including at least 30 ECTS in mathematics/statistics.

Job prospects

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

Study environment

Information about the student life in Ålesund.


You can contact our student advisers on email: or telephone: (+47) 73 59 37 00 if you have any questions about the programme of study or if you have other academic questions.


Degree: Master of Product and System Design
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: 840MD
Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English

Faculty of Engineering
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering

City: Ålesund

This information is relevant for the present academic year.

How to apply

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2019

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2020

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2020

The application portal will open 1 October


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