Master's degree programme, 2 years

Ship Design

About Ship Design

A ship is a very complex product. Several systems act in concert to perform the different tasks a ship may be designed to carry out. With a Master’s Degree in Ship Design you can be a part of a design team to build the ships for the future.  NTNU in Ålesund is situated in the middle of the world's largest maritime cluster, and you will benefit from international and regional expertise.

Job prospects

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

Admission requirements

BSc in engineering in marine technology with minimum 30 ECTS mathematics (one semester) or a documented, equivalent education.


For general information regarding how to apply, please contact


Degree: Master of Ship Design
ECTS: 120/90
Location: Ålesund

Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering

How to apply

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2018

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2019

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2019

The application portal is now open


  Please see our FAQ
Group for EU applicants
Group for non-EU applicants