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Industrial Asset Management - Master's Degree Programme (M-OFFINN)

Facts
Studieprogramkode

M-OFFINN

Vekting (SP)

120

Studienivå

Master's degree (2 years)

Fører til grad

Master of Science

Varighet

4 Semesters

Grunnstudium

No

Tilbys av

Faculty of Science and Technology

Undervisningsspråk

English

Intro

With a master's degree in Industrial Asset Management students will have acquired expertise that is much in demand in various industrial sectors today. Industrial Asset Management is a multidisciplinary programme combining engineering disciplines with important operational management components to provide the new generation of engineers with core competencies for challenging and competitive careers.  

Graduated students will obtain competitive competence on a master’s degree level in technology, and will develop knowledge related to engineering, operations, and management of advanced and complex industrial facilities/systems in private and public organizations. They will be able to apply the knowledge obtained in challenging industrial environments in all life cycle phases of complex engineering systems, (i.e. design, construction, installation, operation, maintenance, modification and removal).  

In general, graduate students will be qualified to participate in a range of engineering and operational tasks, both in private and public sectors. As the study programme consists of general principles and methods, they will be able to resolve challenges on advanced engineering and operational levels even outside his/her specialisation area in cooperation with experts from various other fields. Hence, the graduates will be qualified for many attractive job positions in offshore as well as traditional industries.  

Syllabus

Programme content, structure and composition

With a total of 120 ECTS, this Master's programme consists of 20 ECTS Basic Methods (B) which consolidates and continues the mathematical and scientific foundation of the bachelor programme. Core subjects (C) constitute of 45 ECTS, which provide students with a broad and common platform in Industrial Asset Management, as well as completes and expands subjects from the bachelor programme. The remaining 55 ECTS consists of 25 ECTS elective subjects (E), and a final master's thesis of 30 ECTS (M).  

The Faculty will offer a list of recommended specialisation electives. The students themselves must check that they have the basic knowledge to be able to take these courses. Other specialisation electives must be approved by the department, but students will have considerable freedom to choose appropriate specialisation-elective courses, depending on personal interests and career opportunities.  

The Master's thesis can be done either at the Faculty or in cooperation with the industry. Many students base their master's theses on practical projects in different organizations. To be awarded a suitable and relevant topic for a master's thesis, a satisfactory progression must be shown as mentioned in the master thesis regulations. Project proposals for the master's thesis should be formally pre-approved by an academic staff member in the Industrial Asset Management group at the Department.  

UiS aims to offer all its programmes as planned, but the courses must still be subject to resources and a more than minimum number of student admissions. The content and extent of the course must also change over time due to changes in the subject environment, use of new technology, new practices and theories and general social changes.  

The course work consists of lectures, project assignments, group work, obligatory and voluntary exercises and laboratory work. The course descriptions provide further information about:  

  • Lectures and instructions on academic activities  
  • Curricular, compendiums and projects  
  • Evaluation criteria  
  • Examination criteria  
Career prospects

The programme qualifies the graduates for a broad range of positions in private industry and public organizations. Since the core of the master programme consists of commonly usable principles and methods, graduate students can qualify for many attractive job positions in offshore as well as onshore industry.  

In general, the graduates will be well qualified for positions within various sectors inclusive of facility/plant owners or operators, service and technology providers, engineering contractors, consultants, authorities, as well as public institutions who are involved in designing, building, operating, removing, and/or recycling of advanced and complex engineering facilities and systems. This can include for instance, oil and gas platforms, subsea production facilities, drilling rigs, pipelines, refineries, infrastructure, energy production and distribution, manufacturing, and a wide variety of other engineering and process industry.  

Study plan and courses
  • Compulsory Courses

    • Human-Technology-Organization in Complex industrial systems

      Year 1, semester 1

      Human-Technology-Organization in Complex industrial systems

      Study points: 10

    • Economics and Decision Analysis for Engineers

      Year 1, semester 1

      Economics and Decision Analysis for Engineers

      Study points: 10

    • Probability and Statistics 2

      Year 1, semester 1

      Probability and Statistics 2

      Study points: 10

    • Operations and Maintenance Management

      Year 1, semester 2

      Operations and Maintenance Management

      Study points: 5

    • Industrial assets, Processes, and Performance

      Year 1, semester 2

      Industrial assets, Processes, and Performance

      Study points: 10

    • Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance

      Year 1, semester 2

      Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance

      Study points: 5

    • Reliability analysis

      Year 1, semester 2

      Reliability analysis

      Study points: 10

    • Master thesis Industrial Asset Management

      Year 2, semester 3

      Master thesis Industrial Asset Management

      Study points: 30

    • Asset dynamics modelling and simulation

      Year 2, semester 3

      Asset dynamics modelling and simulation

      Study points: 10

  • Recommended Electives 3rd semester

    • Introduction to data science

      Year 2, semester 3

      Introduction to data science

      Study points: 10

    • Project Management

      Year 2, semester 3

      Project Management

      Study points: 5

    • Energy, energy technologies, and energy system integration

      Year 2, semester 3

      Energy, energy technologies, and energy system integration

      Study points: 10

    • Foundations of risk analysis and risk science

      Year 2, semester 3

      Foundations of risk analysis and risk science

      Study points: 10

  • Other Electives 3rd semester

  • Exchange studies 3rd semester

Student exchange

Exchange semester
3rd semester

Exchange scheme
Students can go on a study abroad experience during the 3rd semester of the master's program in industrial asset management.

This semester consists of 30 ECTS credits of electives.  During the exchange semester you can choose subjects similar the master program specialization. The courses you want to take abroad must be approved by the department.  It is important that the subjects/ courses from abroad not overlap with subjects you have already taken. An advice is to think about your specialization and your field of interest. 

More opportunities
In addition to the recommended universities listed below, UiS has a number of agreements with universities outside Europe that are applicable to all students at UiS, provided that they find a relevant subject offering. 

Within the Nordic region, all students can use the Nordlys and Nordtek networks. Find out more

Contact person
Guidance and pre-approval of courses
Iselin Torland Tjensvold

General information about exchange: Exchange guide in Digital student service desk

Student exchange
  • All countries

    Lappeenranta University of Technology

    Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) er et ungt og innovativt universitet i Finland, som er kjent for å kople forskning og utdanning innom teknologi og business og har et strategisk fokus på bærekraftig teknologi og energi. Universitetet ligger i sør-øst Finland og har betydelig akademisk kontakt til Russland.

    Tampere University

    Tampere University of Technology (TUT) er Finlands nest største tekniske universitet. Universitetet er internasjonalt høyt rangert og er kjent for å kombinere forskning innen naturvitenskap og teknikk med industri og næringsliv. Campus ligger mitt i de tusen sjøers land og bare 2 timer fra Helsinki.

    Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Tenker du på utveksling til Sverige har Chalmers tekniska högskola i Gøteborg mye å tilby. Chalmers er et teknisk universitet i Göteborg med rundt 10.000 studenter som har et fokus på forskning og utdanning innen teknologi, naturvitenskap og arkitektur.

    Luleå tekniska universitet

    Politecnico di Milano University

    Politecnico di Milano er Italias største tekniske universitet med om lag 40.000 studenter og er høyt rangert på en rekke internasjonale rankinglister.

    Delft University of Technology

    Delft University of Technology, også kjent som TU Delft, er regnet for å være blant verdens mest prestisjetunge universitet innen ingeniørfag og teknologi. Dette er en unik mulighet for deg som studerer ingeniørfag!

    SRH University Berlin

    Er du interessert i å oppleve storbyen Berlin samtidig som du ønsker å studere ved et lite, tysk universitet som har fokus på den enkelte student, så er SRH Hochschule Berlin det riktige valget for deg.

    California State University-Los Angeles

    California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) er en del av det anerkjente California State University, som er USAs fjerde største universitet.

    Queensland University of Technology

    Queensland University of Technology (QUT) er et av Australias største universitet med 40 000 studenter og en stor andel internasjonale studenter. Reis "down under" og bli en del av dette studentmiljøet du også!

  • Finland

    Lappeenranta University of Technology

    Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) er et ungt og innovativt universitet i Finland, som er kjent for å kople forskning og utdanning innom teknologi og business og har et strategisk fokus på bærekraftig teknologi og energi. Universitetet ligger i sør-øst Finland og har betydelig akademisk kontakt til Russland.

    Tampere University

    Tampere University of Technology (TUT) er Finlands nest største tekniske universitet. Universitetet er internasjonalt høyt rangert og er kjent for å kombinere forskning innen naturvitenskap og teknikk med industri og næringsliv. Campus ligger mitt i de tusen sjøers land og bare 2 timer fra Helsinki.

  • Sweden

    Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Tenker du på utveksling til Sverige har Chalmers tekniska högskola i Gøteborg mye å tilby. Chalmers er et teknisk universitet i Göteborg med rundt 10.000 studenter som har et fokus på forskning og utdanning innen teknologi, naturvitenskap og arkitektur.

    Luleå tekniska universitet

  • Italy

    Politecnico di Milano University

    Politecnico di Milano er Italias største tekniske universitet med om lag 40.000 studenter og er høyt rangert på en rekke internasjonale rankinglister.

  • Netherlands

    Delft University of Technology

    Delft University of Technology, også kjent som TU Delft, er regnet for å være blant verdens mest prestisjetunge universitet innen ingeniørfag og teknologi. Dette er en unik mulighet for deg som studerer ingeniørfag!

  • Germany

    SRH University Berlin

    Er du interessert i å oppleve storbyen Berlin samtidig som du ønsker å studere ved et lite, tysk universitet som har fokus på den enkelte student, så er SRH Hochschule Berlin det riktige valget for deg.

  • United States

    California State University-Los Angeles

    California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) er en del av det anerkjente California State University, som er USAs fjerde største universitet.

  • Australia

    Queensland University of Technology

    Queensland University of Technology (QUT) er et av Australias største universitet med 40 000 studenter og en stor andel internasjonale studenter. Reis "down under" og bli en del av dette studentmiljøet du også!