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Maritime Technology

Master (2 years) of Science in Maritime Technology, 120 ECTS

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Odense
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6950 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The programme combines the fundamentals in maritime technology with the latest developments in related fields such as transportation, economics, operations, environment, safety and risk assessment.

Career Opportunities

With a solid foundation in Maritime technology and the combination of a practical background and theoretical graduate studies, the graduate is qualified for a variety of jobs especially in maritime industries such as shipping companies, classification companies, offshore companies, equipment manufacturers, consultancies and government authorities. 

Examples of jobs and tasks:

•Consultancy work based on an understanding of operations, environment system analysis, economy and management of maritime structures 
•Project management in companies within the maritime sector 
•Innovation and development of new components, systems and processes 
•Research and development tasks within the academic core competencies of the programme: environmental system analysis, maritime technology and finance 
•Optimisation of transport, operations and sustainability 
•Strategic tasks in interest organisations, e.g. in relation to the continued work of The Blue Denmark as a leading maritime country.

About the Programme

Achieve extensive knowledge in a variety of disciplines that combined, provide an interdisciplinary overview of the field of maritime and offshore technology.
The programme offers you the opportunity to explore in-depth maritime technology, equipping you with essential competences through a variety of applied projects. The programme also equips you with high-level analytical skills and provides a solid foundation for your professional academic or professional development.

In the 1st semester you will study the Basics in Applied Science, Ship Operation and Maritime Technology.
In the 2nd semester, Loads and Structural Analyses, Environmental impact assessment and valuation in maritime transport.
In the 3rd semester, Risk Management, Project Management and Other Optional Courses. The 4th semester is dedicated to your thesis.  The majority of the master theses are performed in cooperation with a company 

Admission Requirements

The following bachelor degrees are directly qualifying for the master programme in Maritime Technology: •Bachelor of Technology Management and Marine Engineering Bachelor of Maritime Transport and Ship Management
Read more about the admissions requirements for this programme

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read about the language requirements of the University of Southern Denmark.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the University of Southern Denmark directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students outside the EU, EAA, or from Switzerland. 

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in:Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section:
The Danish Higher Education System 

Spring - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Aug 01
Start date
Feb 01

Spring - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 01

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01



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