Master of Marine Port Engineering

Klaipeda University

Program Description

Master of Marine Port Engineering

Klaipeda University

Master of Marine Port Engineering

Study subjects or parts thereof, corresponding to formal and subject requirements of selected study programme, may be included to individuals who graduated, studied or are presently studying at institutions of higher education in Lithuania or other countries, accredited in accordance with Lithuanian higher education curriculum, and who want to continue their studies at the University at the same or inferior cycle or studies of other studies programmes.

Profile of the programme

Can take researcher‘s or higher skill qualification post, manager‘s in transport sector, marine industry as well as in various research educational institutions and to continue the third level studies.

Key learning outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

  • A1 sufficient amount of the profound knowledge of mathematics (concepts, principles and methods of mathematics: binary system and coding, mathematical logics and discrete mathematics, differential and integral calculus, differential equations, linear algebra and analytical geometry, numerical methods and analysis, theory of probabilities, statistics, stochastic processes and experimental design);
  • A2 Fundamental knowledge about ingineering and its phenomena, about quantification of the phenomena;
  • A3 a critical awareness of the forefront of transport engineering.
  • A4 an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of transport engineering;
  • A5 Comprehension of new and important field of study in maritime ports and transport engineering research and development problems;

Engineering Analysis

  • B1 the ability to understand theoretically new technologies, to evaluate obtained information and data, calculation as well as processing skills;
  • B2 the ability to solve unfamiliar or incompletely defined problems; have competing specifications, related to seaports and transport;
  • B3 the ability to formulate and solve problems in new and emerging areas of sea ports and transport
  • B4 the ability to use their knowledge and understanding to conceptualise engineering models, systems and processes related to sea ports and transport;
  • B5 the ability to apply innovative methods in problem solving related to seaports and transport;

Engineering Design

  • C1 an ability to use their knowledge and understanding to design solutions to unfamiliar problems, possibly involving other disciplines;
  • C2 an ability to use creativity to develop new and original ideas and methods in sea ports and transport;
  • C3 an ability to use their engineering judgement to work with complexity, technical uncertainty and incomplete information.
  • C4 the ability to evaluate engineering decisions in broader (ethnic, social, economics and safety) aspects;


  • D1 the expanded abilities of information research and IT application, such as: information networks and data bases
  • D2 the ability to identify, locate and obtain required data;
  • D3 the ability to design and conduct analytic, modelling and experimental research related to sea ports and transport;
  • D4 the ability to critically evaluate data and draw conclusions;
  • D5 the ability to investigate the application of new and emerging technologies in sea port and transport engineering.

Engineering Practice

  • E1 ability to use professional knowledge in different tasks in known and unknown situations; ability to solve unknown or not defined problems and situations, to identify and analyse new problems;
  • E2 a comprehensive understanding of applicable techniques and methods in sea ports and transport, and their limitations;
  • E3 a knowledge of the non-technical implications (ethic, social, environmental, commercial) of engineering practice.
  • E4 the ability of technological process management and organization.

Transferable Skills

  • F1 fulfil all the Transferable Skill requirements of a First Cycle engineering graduate at the more demanding level of Second Cycle;
  • F2 function effectively as leader of a team that may be composed of different disciplines and levels;
  • F3 work and communicate effectively in national and international contexts.
  • F4 the ability to use legal and normative documents;

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

Educate sea ports engineering master qualification persons could work as engineers and researchers in different maritime industry companies (Port Administrations, Stevedoring, ships agency, cargo forwarding, surveyed and other companies and institutions), constructors in design companies, technical advisers, industry companies and its subsidiaries managers, project managers in commercial companies, universities and research institutions.

Specific admission requirements

Minimum access requirements: Bachelor degree or its equivalent

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

The University applies cumulative grading in order to ensure objective evaluation, active students’ participation during the semester and their ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice. Cumulative grading final evaluation consists of interim course assignments (test, individual work, paper, laboratory work defence, and etc.) and final exam grades. If the student fails the interim course assignments and does not make to transition grade−minimal grade of determined interim course assessments−he is not allowed to take the final exam. Each study programme is completed by defending final thesis (project) and (or) taking final exams.

Graduation requirements

Undergraduate and master student’s knowledge, skills and abilities, indicated in the study programme description, are examined and evaluated during the public defence of his Final thesis. Final thesis by its nature can be scientific research or scientific-applied. Final thesis is analytical work based on independent scientific or applied research. A Bachelor’s thesis comprises 12 credits; Master’s thesis comprises 30 credits in the study programme of 120 credits or 24 credits in the study programme of 90 credits. Final thesis and its defence is to demonstrate student’s creativity and the ability to critically evaluate theoretical and practical innovations, as well as others’ previously carried out researches and their results; to indicate student’s knowledge in social and commercial environment, legislation, and financial capacity; to show information sourcing and its qualified analysis skills, computational methods and specialized software and general-purpose information technologies using skills, as well as the ability to clearly and correctly orally or in written present their research results and (or) product designed to different audiences.

Final thesis is defended publicly in front of the Study Field Qualification Committee approved by the Rector. All members of the Qualification Committee evaluate the final thesis and its defence in separate grades in ten-point grading system. Weighted coefficient of defended grade is up to 0.2. The final grade is the arithmetic average of the grades given by the Qualification Committee members, rounded to the nearest whole number.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 1, 2017
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