Master of Maritime Management
The master program is intended for students aiming towards management positions within the maritime community. The maritime industry is a highly international and globalized industry with a lot of challenges and opportunities.
This is Maritime Management
Norway, as one of the world’s largest, most innovative and knowledge-based shipping nations, has one of the complete maritime business sectors in the world, the so-called Norwegian Maritime Cluster. This cluster forms the basis for unique maritime competence and high potential for further innovations. Welcome to a unique study program in the most exciting maritime cluster in the World.
Why Maritime Management?
The Master of Science in Maritime Management program offers two alternative specializations, one technical and one commercial. The program is focused on important subjects within the context of the maritime industry. Some courses are addressing subjects which are fully maritime business related. Other courses are more generic in character. To some degree learning of management and leadership skills are addressed as specific topics. However, the highest priority is given to the candidates to acquire a broad basis of knowledge and understanding of the important basic subjects as relevant for the maritime industry.
What kind of job will you get?
The industry, both in Norway and internationally, offers a great variety of jobs for candidates with a master degree in maritime management. The graduate candidates from the management program will be attractive for a wide range of companies such as shipowners, commercial management companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, shipping brokers, transportation and logistics companies, maritime equipment suppliers, shipbuilding and repair companies, engineering and contractor companies.
We will teach you
Commercial specialization courses:
- Accounting and Financial Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Maritime Law
Technical specialization courses:
- Ship Structures
- Maritime Machinery
- Electro, Automation, and Telecommunication.
Maritime industry related courses (common for commercial and technical branches):
- Ship Operations
- Ship Design
- Maritime Economics
- Strategy Analysis and Management
- Management of Building Projects
Methods related courses (common for commercial and technical branches):
- Research Methods
- Organization and Leadership
- Development and Innovation Projects.
Collaboration with the industry
The Master of Maritime Management is a master program that was ordered from the maritime industry through a national program for maritime education and research. The industry was very active in developing the program and is still active participants as Professor IIs, guest lectures, company and yard visits and as supervisors. Also, most master thesis is written in connection with industrial partners.
It is possible to include study abroad on the master program. However, this must be agreed with and preapproved by, the faculty on an individual basis.
The graduate students will achieve a sound foundation for further doctoral degree studies (Ph.D.) at universities all over the world.
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