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ZO5005: FIELD TRIP (CROMARTY) (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

This course will provide a background to current coastal zone management issues, and an opportunity to explore how scientific data can be used to support management at the University‚Äôs Lighthouse Field Station at Cromarty.  Key case studies will involve an exploration of the management and research requirements for Special Areas of Conservations; marine protected areas that have been established under the European Habitats Directive to protect bottlenose dolphins, harbour seals and salmon.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 0.5 credits (0.25 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Professor Paul Thompson
  • Dr Philip Smith

Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either MRes Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology (Studied) or MSc Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Lectures, field trips and problem solving sessions, as well as opportunities to meet representatives of management bodies to discuss how this information is used in practice.

Associated Costs


Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed


Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Group presentation of project work conducted during course and assessed seminars in week 27 on topics related to residential course

Formative Assessment




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