Master's degree programme, 2 years, Ålesund

Product and System Design

N.B. Application deadline 1st March

The application deadline for this programme is 1st March for Norwegian/EU/EAA-students

About Product and System Design

The future for product- and system design is unlimited. You can be part of moulding the offshore-future with a Master’s Degree in Product and System Design from NTNU in Ålesund. Advanced Maritime Operations are in the center of Western Norway’s shipping activities. The program 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. 

Admission requirements

A Bachelor of Science degree or a similar qualification (at least 3 years of university study) in areas related to mechanical engineering, automation, mechatronics, ship design or marine engineering, with minimum 30 ECTS mathematics (one semester).

Job prospects

There is nothing more global than maritime activities, and specialists in maritime systems and operations have the world as a workplace. Students that are already employed by a company, can work on tasks initiated by the industry through the study. This way, linking the relevant challenges from business to theory, NTNU in Alesund will put you in touch with the maritime industry.


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

Department: Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

City: Ålesund
Application deadline: 1. December / 1. March

Validity of information: 2016/17

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2017

EU/EEA/Norwegian students: 
1 March 2018

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