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ZO5518: MARINE SPATIAL MANAGEMENT (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

You develop an appreciation of the level of understanding of the physical and biological oceanography, biodiversity, trophic interactions, species survival and reproduction issues required to implement spatially explicit, sustainable ecosystem-base management, conservation and effective marine spatial planning.

 

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

 

Practical work provides training in use of R, Excel, data analysis and strengthens your written communication skills.

 

Group and individual working strengthen your critical thinking and problem-solving skills and support the development of strong oral communication.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Beth Scott

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

You develop an appreciation of the level of understanding of the physical and biological oceanography, biodiversity, trophic interactions, species survival and reproduction issues required to implement spatially explicit, sustainable ecosystem-base management, conservation and effective marine spatial planning.

 

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

 

Practical work provides training in use of R, Excel, data analysis and strengthens your written communication skills.

 

Group and individual working strengthen your critical thinking and problem-solving skills and support the development of strong oral communication.

Associated Costs

None


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

The module will be assessed by 3 components with both individual and group work consisting of a Poster (Individual work) 30% and a 4 page Report (Individual work 40%) and a Research project proposal (Group work 40%).

Resit: Resubmission of failed individual elements of continuous assessment

Formative Assessment

Feedback and discussion will be given in Practical 1, 2 and 3 during informal, one-to-one discussion on progress of practical activities.

Feedback

Report and Research Project: 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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