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ZO5012: MARINE AND FISHERIES ECOLOGY, CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

Using the North Sea as a case study, one of the most well studied marine ecosystems, students will critically evaluate key issues related to the conservation and management of marine resources.

Lectures from marine ecologists, industry consultants and government scientists working in applied marine management provide insights into current issues.

Practical work provides training in data recording and analysis and the feedback received on your scientific report will strengthen your written communication skills.

Class discussion and debate will provide an opportunity to strengthen your critical thinking skills and support the development of strong oral communication skills.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
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What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Using the North Sea as a case study, one of the most well studied marine ecosystems, students will critically evaluate key issues related to the conservation and management of marine resources.

Lectures from marine ecologists, industry consultants and government scientists working in applied marine management provide insights into current issues.

Practical work provides training in data recording and analysis and the feedback received on your scientific report will strengthen your written communication skills.

Class discussion and debate will provide an opportunity to strengthen your critical thinking skills and support the development of strong oral communication skills.


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

  • 4 Lectures during University weeks 7 - 11
  • 3 Lectures during University week12

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

1st Attempt: Practical Report: Individual (60%), Class Presentation: Group (30%), Class Debate: Individual (10%)

Resit: Resubmission of failed individual elements of continuous assessment

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Formative Assessment

Practical Report: formative assessment. Feedback will be given in Practical 3 during informal, one-to-one discussion of progress on a draft report.

 

Summative Assessment

Practical Report: individual written feedback on submission provided.

Class Presentation: Informal feedback during and after presentations, individual written feedback.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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