Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:00
This course provides an introduction to core concepts in marine biology, ecology and ecosystem management. It provides an understanding of ecological drivers, both biological and physical, in the marine environment and an introduction to fisheries biology and management. The course offers a unique curriculum allowing you to gain both theoretical and practical experience with hands on labs, essay writing, group presentation and debating skills. This interdisciplinary course is taught by a range of researchers both in academia and in the front line of implementation by people from Marine Scotland Science, Scottish Natural Heritage and Joint Nature Conservation Committee.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||7.5 credits (3.75 ECTS credits)|
Key concepts covered:
- Ecosystem Based Management
- Oceanographic principles
- Introduction to fisheries biology and management
- Ecological drivers in the marine environment
- Marine ecosystem functions
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.