Marine Technology

Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Marine Technology

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Marine Technology

About Marine Technology

The oceans are a key resource for addressing numerous international challenges: transportation, energy, and food production for the growing global population. The two-year International Master of Science Degree in Marine Technology is a demanding and exciting program which provides the fundamental background for technical solutions which safely and sustainably exploit marine resources.

Marine technology is an ideal specialization for bachelor’s degree engineers with technical interests, and paves the way for a wide variety of career possibilities.


The study programme is open to international students.

Job prospects

Marine technology is truly international and offers a wide spectrum of job possibilities.

Study environment

Information about Trondheim, the Department of Marine Technology and facilities on this master's degree programme.

Programme components

This master's degree programme extends over two academic years (4 semesters) and constitutes a course load of 120 ECTS credits. The study programme has six specializations that you can choose from. 


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.

Master of Science

Master of Science

Please note that this international programme will award all students a degree in Master of Science, and students will not be awarded the title "Sivilingeniør".

Facts about the programme


Degree: Master of Science
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MSN1
Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English

Faculty of Engineering
Department of Marine Technology

City: Trondheim

This information is relevant for the present academic year.

How to apply

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Application deadlines

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

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2020

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2020

Admission August 2021: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students

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Group for EU applicants
Group for non-EU applicants

UN Sustainable development goals

UN Sustainable development goals

We are dependent on the ocean to maintain the climate balance, produce clean energy, get food and transport, but the ocean is being polluted. As a student on Marine technology you get the knowledge about how we can realise the oceans resources sustainably.

Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 3 - good health and well-being. Link to Sustainable Development goal 3.Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 7 - affordable and clean energy. Link to Sustainable Development goal 7.
Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 13 - Climate action. Link to Sustainable Development goal 13.Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 14 - life below water. Link to Sustainable Development goal 14.