Master's degree programme, 2 years

Ship Design

N.B. Application deadline 1st March

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

About Ship Design

A ship is a very complex organism. 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
Location: Ålesund

Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering

This information is relevant for the present academic year.

Application deadlines

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

The application is now open - apply through Søknadsweb.

Choose the category International Master`s programs in Søknadsweb