Admission and how to apply
All applicants for undergraduate programs taught in Norwegian at universities and university colleges in Norway, apply through the Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service (NUCAS) and must meet Norwegian and English language requirements.
We refer to the Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service (NUCAS) for further information.
Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL) is responsible for the education meeting the requirements from the Norwegian Maritime Authority. The education is subject to the Norwegian Maritime Authority's requirements for quality assurances.
In addition to regular subjects, the following courses are mandatory:
- STCW Basic safety training (as specified in STCW A-VI/1-1, A-VI/1-2, A-VI/1-3 and A-VI/1-4)
- STCW Advanced Safety Training (as specified in STCW A-VI/2-1, A-VI/3 og A-VI/4-1)
- Medical Care (STCW A-VI/4-2)
- Maritime Radio Communication (GMDSS, STCW IV)
We offer some of these courses in cooperation with external companies.
Where can I travel?
Australia | Victoria University
Australia | James Cook University
Belgium | Antwerp Maritime Academy
Germany | Bremen University of Applied Sciences
Netherlands | NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Poland | Gdynia Maritime University
Spain | University of the Basque Country
Spain | University of Cantabria (UC)
Spain | University of Oviedo