MSc in Marine Technology

General information

TU Delft's MSc Programme in Marine Technology (MT) – the only one of its type offered in the Netherlands – gives future engineers the knowledge and skills they need to handle the entire process of design, construction, production and operation of these ships and marine systems.

In the programme, MT engineers acquire a thorough understanding of basic engineering sciences and marine technology disciplines, and develop multidisciplinary problem-solving skills. As a participant in the programme, you will also select an area of specialisation from topics such as ship hydromechanics, ship and offshore structures, marine systems design and ship production, and will consider the various social and environmental impacts associated with marine technology applications. The Master's programme Marine Technology offers two tracks: Science and Design, Production and Operation.

Within the Science (Sc) track, two specialisations are offered: Ship Hydromechanics and Ship and Offshore Structures. The field of ship hydromechanics focuses on ship motion behaviour in waves and manoeuvring, where safety and operability are key words, and resistance and propulsion, where the focus is on sustainable ship propulsion. Ship Structures focuses on considerations of structure and strength in ships and offshore structures. Increasingly, the link between Ship Hydromechanics (hydromechanics loads) and Ship Structures gets more attention.

Track coordinator: Dr. A. Romeijn (

The Design, Production, and Operation (DPO) track, includes four specialisations, each of which presents abundant possibilities to combine in-depth study of technical topics with either logistics, technical marketing, management, safety and sustainability. The four specialisations are: Ship Design, Ship Production, Shipping Management and Marine Engineering.

TU Delft students who choose this track may spend their first semester abroad. Other students follow the entire curriculum at the TUDelft (they are already abroad). In the second year, students have the option to combine the elective internship with the graduation project, addressing a single topic and working at the same company while completing both requirements.

Track coordinator: Ir. J.F.J Pruyn (


The highlighted icons, represent the fields of education (in compliance with ISCED Classification) engaged during this course/programme.

0712 - Environmental protection technology", "0713 - Offshore and renewable energy", "0715 - Machinery and operators", "0511 - Biology", "0512 - Biotechnology", "0532 - Physical and chemical oceanography


Venue: Delft University of Technology
Delft, Netherlands


Open from
1 Oct 2016 to 1 Apr 2017


Students with EU/EFTA nationality or Surinamese nationality: 1.951€ per year

Students with non-EU/EFTA nationality: 13.560€ per year

Dutch students: read more here.

All information aboutthe finances


A proof of English language proficiency is also necessary:

  • TOEFL:  with an overall band score of at least 90 (internet-based test). The university only accepts the TOEFL internet-based test.
  • or IELTS (academic version) with an overall Band score of at least 6.5.
  • or proof that you have passed the University of Cambridge 'Certificate in Advanced English'  or the University of Cambridge 'Certificate of Proficiency in English'

Only nationals from the USA, U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada are exempt from the proof of English language proficiency requirement. Applicants who obtained a bachelor’s degree in one of the mentioned countries, are also exempt from the proof of English language proficiency requirement.

Application Procedure:

Students with an International Degree
To start an MSc application, fill in and submit the online application. After submitting your on line application, you will receive an e-mail with the link to the upload portal of TU Delft. This portal allows you to upload the required documents. All applicants are required to pay an application fee of 100€. 

Students with a Degree from a Dutch University, HBO or the Royal Netherlands Naval College
Students who have a Dutch diploma can register for TU Delft via Studielink, a system operated by the DUO. Once you register, you will receive a payment form from TU Delft. Return the completed form to TU Delft as soon as possible. You are considered to be registered in TU Delft if the payment scheme and the tuition payment have been approved. You will receive a confirmation of your registration.

Grant Opportunities:

A variety of scholarships are awarded to TU Delft admitted students with exceptional promise and outstanding academic achievements. Scholarships are awarded by the university, by specific faculties, by departments or industry partners.


Academic level: Master

Qualification: Master of Science

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