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ZO5009: MARINE CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

Effective engagement with conservation of marine biodiversity requires an open mind, creativity, patience and an appreciation of shared learning.  This course is structured to help you develop those essential skills while building your understanding of current issues in marine conservation and how conservation professionals engage with these issues. 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Full Year Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Philip Smith
  • Professor Paul Thompson

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Effective engagement with conservation of marine biodiversity requires an open mind, creativity, patience and an appreciation of shared learning.  This course is structured to help you develop those essential skills while building your understanding of current issues in marine conservation and how conservation professionals engage with these issues. 

Further Information & Notes

Semester 1 – Lecture & tutorials – 5 hrs

Semester 2 – Lectures & tutorials – 35 hrs

                        – On-line learning modules – 15 hrs


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 15, 18
  • 4 Seminars during University weeks 31 - 35

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Written response to marine conservation consultation document (50%); blogs (30%); Participation in stakeholder workshop (20%).

Resit: similar to 1st attempt, with existing pass mark carried forward, so that resit is needed only for failed element(s).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Feedback on both assessments will be given according to University procedures in the form of written feedback on blogs (assessment 1) and the written consultation response (assessment 3), and verbal feedback on the stakeholder workshop (assessment 2).

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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