The Marine Engineer - english translation
The Danish education 'Maskinmester' is a Professional Bachelor's degree with the international
title Bachelor of Technology Management and Marine engineering. The short title is BTecMan &
The education to become 'Maskinmester' is a 4½ year fulltime polytechnic study in the Danish
higher education system.
The 'Maskinmester' career are in many cases, within the fields that are described in the official
title, in areas of Technology, Management and engineering, both national and international,
ashore, offshore and at sea.
Job titles for the 'Maskinmester' could among many others be:
- Technical manager
- Project manager
- Chief consultant
- Facility manager
- Rig manager
- Service manager
- Chief engineer
The polytechnic education provides the 'Maskinmester' with a broad variety of technical skills in
areas such as, Energy, electrical engineering, steam, power plants, engines, maintenance, control
systems, industrial cooling, and ventilation. The education also consists of courses in
management and economics.
The education 'Maskinmester' fully complies with the terms for Marine Engineer as set by the
IMO in the STCW conventions.
The full list of subjects in the education, and an in-depth description can be found in the order on
the marine engineer training programme that can be obtained in a .pdf copy via the link below.