Coastal and Marine Management
The master's program in coastal and marine management is an interdisciplinary program in with an emphasis on the northern hemisphere. Students learn various methods for managing marine and coastal areas based on economic, social and environmental principles.
Students complete a fixed amount of core and elective courses. The core courses are mostly taught at the autumn and summer semesters of the program. The program emphasizes management and each course involves an interdisciplinary approach; this provides closer connections among the courses for the students. Emphasis is placed on solving real problems and problem-solving based on the principles of sustainable development. The program consists of subjects such as ecology, marine science, social science, law, political science, economics, 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 Course Schedule.
- Applied Methodology 2 ECTS
- Coastal and Marine Conservation: Marine Protected Areas 4 ECTS
- Coastal and Marine Ecology 6 ECTS
- Coastal Heritage Conservation and Management 2 ECTS
- Iceland's Environment and Natural Resources 1 ECTS
- ICZM: Introduction and Theory 4 ECTS
- Physical Processes of Coastal and Marine Environment 4 ECTS
- Understanding the Coast and the Ocean 4 ECTS