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Master's Degree in Maritime Engineering

Aalto University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree

Master's Degree in Maritime Engineering

Study maritime engineering at Aalto!

The Master's Degree in Maritime Engineering at Aalto University in Finland is an education programme through which students gain an in-depth understanding of the maritime engineering industry.

Aalto's 2-year, full-time Master's Degree in Maritime Engineering is based on principles within construction, design, and operation of off-shore structures and ships, including hydrodynamics, wind and wave loads, structural analyses, and stability. Teaching is made up of assignments, project work, lectures, and workshops. Theory within this education programme is suppored by experimental work, and computer simulations are used to convey concepts.

Areas of specialization available within the Master's Degree in Maritime Engineering are:

  • Passenger Ships /Aalto, Helsinki, Finland
  • Ship Design/ Chalmers, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Ship Operations /DTU, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Small Craft/ KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Ocean Structures/ NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

The Master's Degree in Maritime Engineering also offers its students a study track called passenger ships. This track provides a comprehensive overview of the different aspects of optimizing, analysing, and designing passenger ships.

Upon completion of the Master's Degree in Maritime Engineering, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in maritime engineering seeking safer, more environmentally friend and energy efficient activities in the maritime field, working as, for instance, marine, chemical, and civil engineers or naval architects.

Application requirements

Applicants to the Master's Degree in Maritime Engineering must be proficient in English and possess an appropriate Bachelor´s degree or an equivalent qualification. For more details, request more information from Aalto University.

Degree and diploma

Upon completion of the Master's Degree in Maritime Engineering, students will be awarded with a Master of Science (Technology) from Aalto University.

Aalto University

Aalto University

The freedom to succeed at Aalto University

Aalto University offers more than 90 degree programs in Finland, with degrees in the fields of art, design and architecture, business, and technology.

By merging Finland’s premier business, technology, and art and design universities in 2010, the resulting institution, Aalto University, envisions a future that is international, multi-disciplinary, and full of opportunities. Based in both Helsinki and Espoo, Aalto University students are able to take advantage of what the city offers as well as being integrated into the biggest technology hub in the Nordic countries.

Aalto University in Finland is made up of 6 schools offering top quality education and degree programs in their respective fields.

School of Arts, Design and Architecture

The main focus points in research are in design, digital media, audiovisual communication, art, visual culture, architectural solutions of wellbeing and community as well as city planning. The school prepares its students to work as competent professionals in the fields of art, architecture, design, media, film, television and scenography.

School of Business

Aalto business school in Finland is globally acclaimed for its research and education that trains strong leaders and visionary professionals who influence the society. We offer bachelor’s, master's, licentiate's and doctoral degrees in economics and business administration.

School of Chemical Technology

The School of Chemical Technology at Aalto University combines natural sciences and engineering, offering courses in biotechnology, chemistry, materials science, engineering, and forest technology.

School of Electrical Engineering

School of Electrical Engineering ties electrical engineering, natural sciences and information technology together with eight departments as well as the Metsähovi Radio Observatory and the Micronova Centre for Micro and Nanotechnology, established in cooperation with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

School of Engineering

Aalto University's School of Engineering operates in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban and regional studies, real estate economics, geomatics, energy and HVAC technology, mechanical engineering, applied mechanics, structural engineering and building technology, and civil and environmental engineering.

School of Science

The fields of computing and modelling, materials physics, energy science, software and media technologies, technology-based business and enterprising as well as brain research and imaging technologies account for a large share of the research and teaching conducted by the seven departments.

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Contact information for Aalto University

Aalto University

Otakaari 1
00076 Espoo

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