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Master of Engineering, Marine Technology

Master of Engineering, Marine Technology

The Master's Degree Programme in Marine Technology is targeted at practicing engineers who have a Bachelor of Engineering degree in a field related to marine technology. The studies are working life oriented with the aim to provide additional qualifications for demanding managerial and specialist positions in marine technology business.

The Master's degree programme in Marine Technology is part of Turku University of Applied Sciences' (TUAS) Master School. TUAS Master School brings together all TUAS' Masters' degree programmes in the fields of Business, Culture, Healthcare and Social Services, and Technology. It gives the students a great chance to create new networks with other experts beyond fields, both in Finland and globally.

Entry requirement to the Master's degree programme is a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience gained after a suitable higher education degree, e.g. Bachelor of Engineering. (See the detailed eligibility criteria in Studyinfo.fi.)

TUAS Master School - flexible study opportunities in a multi-professional environment

At TUAS Master School you'll study a master's degree in a flexible way. The studies can be completed while working full-time and from anywhere in Finland. The programme is built on mixed-mode studies including lectures, seminars, e-learning, team-work and independent work. There are 2 days of contact sessions monthly.

TUAS Master School brings together all Master's students in the fields of Business, Culture, Healthcare and Social Services, and Technology. During the studies you can create new networks with other experts beyond fields of study. You'll also have access to TUAS' broad international network of higher education institutions that enables internationalisation during the studies.

Studies in Advanced Marine Design, Marine Power Plants and Marine Industry Cluster

The workload of the Master's Degree Programme in Marine Technology is 60 ECTS and the planned duration is 1.5 years. The degree comprises

  • advanced professional studies (20 ECTS)
  • optional and elective studies (10 ECTS)
  • Master’s Thesis (30 ECTS)

The studies consist of methodological and business studies as well as advanced professional studies in marine technology. Students can select any combination of the following modules each consisting of two or more study courses: Advanced Marine Design, Marine Power Plants and Marine Industry Cluster.

A central part of the Master's studies is the Master’s thesis. The thesis work starts already in the beginning of the studies and it is carried out as a working life oriented development project. The thesis will not only develop the students knowledge and skills in a certain study field and specific topic but also gives them the possibility to enhance their skills of leading teams and work groups.

You create the future: Master School graduates are reformers of the working life

After graduating you've created new knowledge and reformed the working life with your Master's thesis. Your networks have expanded both in Finland and globally. You've also developed your expertise and got the tools to advance in your career. 

After graduation, engineers often work in circumstances in which the emphasis is on technical competence, its development and application. As their careers progress, the fields of occupation become diverse, such as technical expertise, supervising, managing sales and marketing functions. The Master's degree gives tools for a professional, managerial or director positions within the fields of marine technology business and related public sector.

How to apply?

Joint Application

You can apply for most of the Master-level studies conducted in English in joint application to higher education. In joint application you apply to all your study programme choices with one application form. Applications are submitted through the online joint application system at www.studyinfo.fi. Read more about joint application.  

Next joint application period is on 20 March - 3 April 2019. 

Open Studies / Path Studies

You can also start your studies through Open Studies: Path Studies gives you opportunity to complete the first year studies with degree students. After successful completion, you will be eligible to apply to become a degree student through separate applications. Open Studies are subject to a charge.

Application period to Path Studies is on July and / or August 2019. Applications to Path Studies are also submitted trhough Studyinfo.fi. The link to Studyinfo will open in spring 2019 and there you'll find the admission criteria and number of study places. Read more about Open Studies.  

The following information about applying concerns joint application.

More information at Studyinfo

Studyinfo is the Finnish national portal for applying online. At Studyinfo you'll find

  • student selection criteria
  • eligibility criteria
  • more information about the degree programme
  • the application form

Go to Studyinfo

Student selection and motivation letter

When applying with a Finnish Bachelor’s degree completed in a University of Applied Sciences, the selection method is school performance. See more detailed information in Studyinfo. 

When applying with another higher education degree completed in Finland or abroad, the selection method is a motivation letter. The instructions for the motivation letter will be published on this page in the beginning of the application period at the latest.