Master of Science in Offshore Technology

The two-year Master of Science Programme in Offshore Technology is designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the offshore industry.

Norway is the third largest oil and gas exporter in the world and the Stavanger-region is the undisputed oil capital of Norway. The University of Stavanger has established a research and educational basis in oil and gas technology that has attracted students not only from Norway, but from many other parts of the world. 

A Master’s degree from a distinguished university provides a platform for success and career advancement in any profession. In the petroleum exploration and production industry, a quality postgraduate education is fast becoming a pre-requisite for the top technology and management jobs.

The MSc degree in Offshore Technology is focused on industrial asset management and issues related to the design of offshore installations for the oil and gas industry.

The MSc programme has an international profile with applications from students worldwide. The programme incorporates two streams of specialisation:

Industrial Asset Management
Marine and Subsea Technology


The programme prepares students for careers in the international oil and gas industry. Students can avail themselves of the Faculty’s close contacts with the industry. This programme also provides an excellent basis for doctoral studies for those who wish to pursue a career in education or research.

Kilde: CP

Application period

Application period for the academic year 2017-2018

Start: 1 December 2016

Deadline: 1 March 2017

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