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Autonomous Maritime Operations (AMO), 2021


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Master Studies - Introduction
Studying in the Master's Program 1                                
Research and Research Methods 4                                
Autonomous vessels - automation
Autonomous vessels - automation 5
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Human - Machine Interaction
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Human - Machine Interaction 5
Cyber security and Connectivity
Cyber security and Connectivity 5
Remote Operations
Remote Operations 5  
Classification, qualification and safety perspectives
Classification, qualification and safety perspectives 5  
Master's Thesis
Master's Thesis - Part 1 10
Master's Thesis - Part 2 10  
Master's Thesis - Part 3 10  
ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 25 30 7.5 17.5 20 10 13.8 13.8 24.5 7 7 15 15 13 3 3

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.


This Master's degree programme is for you who are interested to be a part of the fourth industrial revolution in maritime technology.

The Master's degree programme in Autonomous Maritime Operation comprises 60 ECTS and the degree title is Master of Engineering, Autonomous Maritime Operations.

The programme has a special focus concerning the digitalization of maritime operations. The studies include 6 courses of relevant subjects each of an extent of 5 credits. Following subjects are covered:

- Introduction to studies and research methods
- Autonomous vessels-automation
- Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Human-Machine Interaction
- Remote Operations
- Cyber Security and Connectivity
- Classification, Qualification and Safety Perspectives

Moreover, sustainability is either directly or indirectly dealt with in the courses.

The studies, part-time, are optimized for flexible learning and studying, parallel with fulltime employment ashore or at sea. The meetings are used for solving study technical problems, pursuing group works and assignments and some lecturing. The major part of the studies and instruction is conducted using a learning platform.


To achieve state of the art competence and knowledge in the area of autonomous maritime operations.