Master of Marine Technology
Master of Engineering
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Master of Marine Technology and Master of Engineering
Application period: 13 March – 3 April 2019
Entrance exam: Online entrance exams
Studies begin: Autumn 2019
Expertise in Marine Environment
Maritime Management is a Master’s degree program for sea captains and marine engineering professionals who want to deepen their managerial expertise in safe international marine shipping. Students will be able to use the knowledge obtained for development, problem-solving and innovation within marine engineering. They will gain skills to apply holistic perspective on the development and realization of marine engineering systems both individually and as part of teams.
SAMK students will be employed
Master’s studies on Maritime Management serve to educate highly skilled, competent and innovative specialists for demanding development, management and expert positions with marine engineering companies and organizations. Both vertical and horizontal career paths are likely to take place, even before the Master’s studies have been completed.
The Master’s Program in Maritime Management will offer deeper insight into the management of international shipping, risk assessment, safety and security management, resilience engineering, energy and environment of shipping, and modern automation and ICT applications in marine industry. In addition, research and development methods and tools will be applied in the real life development project.
Study structure of Master’s Degree Program in Maritime Management (60 ECTS credits) consists of common advanced professional studies for both degrees (10 ECTS credits), degree-specific advanced professional studies (15 ECTS credits), elective studies (5 ECTS credits), and a Master’s thesis (30 ECTS credits)
Tuition in the Master’s Degree Program is organized so that studying can be combined with full-time work. Study courses worth 25 credits are delivered through three semesters. There will be an average two to three contact days per month. Contact sessions will be organized mainly in Helsinki in Finland. Contact sessions of elective studies can also be organized outside Finland.
Forms of Learning
Synchronous and asynchronous e-learning studies will be used at other times. Studies use blended learning methods including lectures and cooperative learning sessions, e-learning, and project-based learning. The learning process is characterized by the strong integration of real working life problems and development projects. Master’s thesis worth 30 credits is undertaken through the whole study period.
What is Unique in Maritime Management Studies at SAMK
- Latest maritime simulator technology, taken in use 2017
- Audited Dynamic Positioning Training by Nautical Institute in July 2017
- Awarded by RINA/LR maritime safety award 2016 as part of SEAHORSE consortium
- SAMK is member of IAMU (International Association of Maritime Universities)
- SAMK is member of IMCA (International Maritime Contractors Association)
- Rauma and Pori are cities in the heart of maritime cluster of Finland
About the School
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) is located on the western coast of Finland, in the Satakunta region. There are about 6,000 students in total and more than two hundred international stu ... Read More