Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety

Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety

– Job prospects

Many who complete the programme are working in leading companies such as: Elkem, Hydro and Norske Skog, in addition to oil companies and suppliers to the oil industry. Others obtain positions in consultancies such as DNV GL, Safetec or Loyd's Register. You will also find several RAMS graduate at Vy and Bane NOR.

In many Norwegian companies the working language is Norwegian, hence improving your skills in Norwegian will increase the chance to get a position in some of the companies mentioned above.

Because project assignments and the master's thesis are regularly connected to practical problems within business and industry, students acquire a network that often results in job offers.


Career interviews

Below you can read interviews with some of our graduated RAMS students.

Asset Publisher

My studies prepared me to have a thorough understanding of risk management no matter which industry I am working in

Name: Liaoyi Wang
Programme of study: Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS)
Graduated from NTNU: 2012
Profession: RAMS Manager
Employer: Bane NOR
Earlier relevant jobs: RAMS engineer in Aker Solutions

My advice for students is trying to figure out which area (R, A, M or S) you would like to work with in the future and trying to get as much knowledge and experience as possible in that area.


It is fascinating to know how such complex systems are operating safely

Name: Raja Gopal Kalvakunta
Programme of study: Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety
Graduated from NTNU: 2017
Profession: Safety and Reliability Engineer
Employer: Indra Navia AS

Today, I work within three different departments of our ATM business, and I must acknowledge that the experience, knowledge and skills I gained from group tasks at NTNU is the basis for having the confidence to work in different areas.


Building a network and getting to know other professionals in the industry is crucial

Name: Manar Rekabi
Programme of study: Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety
Graduated from NTNU: 2018
Profession: Environmental Consultant in risk management
Employer: Lloyd's Register

The knowledge and skills (both technical and soft) gained from my master's degree gave me the confidence and ability to deal with daily complex technical tasks.