Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering

Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering
Aarhus Maskinmesterskole
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Navitas in Aarhus
TypeMarine and Technical Engineering
Established1896
RectorAnders Hanberg Sørensen (2015)
StudentsApp. 1.000
Location,
CampusNavitas
AffiliationsAU Engineering, INCUBA Science Park, Business Academy Aarhus
Websitehttp://www.aams.dk/en/

Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering (Danish: Aarhus Maskinmesterskole or AAMS) is a school of higher education in Aarhus, Denmark. The school is a self owning institution and offers bachelor's degree in marine and technical engineering - with electives such as marine engineering and automation, energy and technology.[1][2]

In the summer of 2014, the school took residence in the new Navitas building at Aarhus Docklands and initiated a cooperative programme with Business Academy Aarhus, offering Academy Profession Degrees in Automotive Technology (Danish: autoteknolog) and Automation Engineering (Danish: automationsteknolog). The Navitas building also includes a department of INCUBA Science Park and AU Engineering.[3] [4]

Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering is subordinated the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. In 1968 it became a self-owning institution with an independent board of directors which includes representatives of the student body and faculty and it is now the largest school of marine and technical engineering in Denmark, with app. 1.000 students as of 2016.

Programmes

The Marine Engineering programme focus on practical and theoretical skills necessary to comply with international qualification standards for crews on ships operating internationally. The Energy Programme is taught in English with participation of Danish and English students. The automation programme focus on automation technology and machine technique. The Project Management programme teaches the role of a project manager and project management tools useful for Technical Engineering projects.[5]

Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering also offer a one term elective course taught in English for both Danish and international students. The course is called Energy – Technology and Management. In this course, Danish and international students work and study together on subjects related to both conventional and “green” energy supply. The course is 30 ECTS. The course consists of two parts, each part is 15 ECTS and can be taken separately. The course is offered every semester – spring and autumn.

References

  1. ^ "Om os" (in Danish). Aarhus Maskinmesterskole. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  2. ^ "AU Engineering". AU Engineering. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Bekendtgørelse om erhvervsakademiuddannelse inden for autoteknologi (autoteknolog AK)" (in Danish). Retsinformation. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Bekendtgørelse om erhvervsakademiuddannelse inden for automation (automationsteknolog AK)" (in Danish). Retsinformation. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Aarhus Maskinmesterskole" (in Danish). Maskinmester. Retrieved 29 August 2015.

External links

Coordinates: 56°09′31″N 10°12′56″E / 56.158694°N 10.215436°E / 56.158694; 10.215436 ¨

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