Work tasks

As a ship engineer you can occupy a wide range of engineering tasks, both within the maritime industry and other industries. Ship construction and projects regarding energy platforms or oilrigs are also some of the examples. You can also work in a consulting position.


Your motivations and qualifications

  • You’re good at math and physics
  • You posses good planning and organisational skills
  • You have great overall view of things
  • You can pass the admission requirements

The programme

As an engineer you can choose between a 3,5 year bachelor of engineering or a 5 year MSc in engineering.

If you choose the bachelor program it is possible for you to specialise in maritime technics. Other relevant specialisations are electrics, chemistry, IT or production.

In the master program you can also specialise in ship engineering if you choose DTU’s program in maritime technics. Other relevant specialisations include environmental technology, chemistry and technology, physics and nanotechnology, information technology and machine construction.

You’re eligible for SU, so forth you otherwise meet the SU-criteria.

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Career opportunities

There are various different types of engineers in the maritime industry and you can be employed with shipping companies, shipyards, consulting engineer businesses, the Maritime Administration, or the Navy.

You have plenty of opportunities to specialise further or be deployed abroad.

Do you want experiences and a bunch of international career opportunities? Whether you want to be in open air or in an office, The Blue Denmark has so many opportunities.

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Meet the awesome women in the maritime industry and find out why they decided on a maritime career.

Among others, read about Emma, who has chosen to study marine engineering, and Ingrid Marie, who is an engineer and Ph.d. student at Denmark’s Technical University.


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