Master's degree programme, 2 years, Ålesund

Product and System Design

– Learning outcome

Learning outcome - Knowledge

  • has general understanding complex marine operations and their need for special design solutions.
  • has advanced knowledge within the specified field (master thesis topic)
  • is able to understand and use proper terminology.

Learning outcome - Skills

  • can work independently on practical and theoretical problems (find the relevant sources, methods).
  • is able to work with modern computer programs (CAD programs, CFD programs )is able to design and analyze/simulate machinery- and propulsion systems, as well as ship equipment as for example deck machinery and cargo handling systems.
  • is able to plan, initiate and execute complex systems engineering projects
  • is able to manage a product family in a company (from customer relations to product portfolio management)

Learning outcome - General competence

  • can analyze relevant academic, professional and research ethical problems
  • can apply his/her knowledge and skills in new areas in order to carry out advanced assignments and projects
  • can communicate extensive independent work and master language and terminology of the academic field
  • can communicate about academic issues, analysis and conclusions in the field, both with specialists and the general public
  • can contribute to new thinking and innovation processes
  • qualified for PhD study