Coastal and Marine Management
The master's program in coastal and marine management is an interdisciplinary program in with an emphasis on northern regions. Students learn various methods for managing marine and coastal areas based on economic, social and environmental principles.
Students complete 6 core courses and 6 or 7 electives. The core courses are taught at the beginning of the program and form the basis for subsequent courses. The program will emphasize management; this is a novelty in the exploitation of the environment and natural resources in Iceland. Each course will involve an interdisciplinary approach; this provides closer connections among the courses for the students. Emphasis will be placed on solving real problems; the program is intended to be practical. Such solutions are often based on the principles of sustainable development. the program consists of subjects such as ecology, chemistry, marine science, social science, law, political science, economics and planning, as well as emphasizing on sustainable development, management skills and tools.
Below you can find an overview of all courses as well as an plan of instruction.