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MR3511: MANAGING OUR COASTS AND SEAS (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31


Course Overview


Sustainable use of marine and coastal areas is growing in scientific,
political and practical importance around the world. Demands on the marine and
coastal environment are increasing in intensity and more informed
decision-making and policy responses are required. In light of climate change
and growing development pressures, coastal management must consider social,
economic and environmental concerns This module covers: the Marine Scotland
Act, the National Marine Plan, Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Marine
Spatial Planning, coastal defences, ecosystem-based management, beach
management, coral reefs, stakeholder participation, data acquisition, analysis,
and access to information, providing a background to managing coastal and
marine environments.



Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr David R. Green

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

  • One of GG1006 Global Worlds, Global Challenges (Passed) or GG1007 Global Worlds, Global Challenges (Passed) or GG1008 Global Worlds, Global Challenges (Passed) or GG1507 Scotland: Global Worlds, Local Challenges (Passed) or GG1508 Scotland: Global Worlds, Local Challenges (Passed) or GG1509 Global Worlds, Local Challenges (Passed) or GG1510 Global Worlds, Local Challenges (Passed) or GG2003 Environmental Systems (Passed) or GG2004 Space, Economy and Society (Passed) or GG2010 Physical Environments (Passed) or GG2011 Perspectives in Human Geography (Passed) or GG2012 Space, Economy and Society (Passed) or GG2013 Physical Environments (Passed) or GG2014 Space, Economy and Society (Passed) or GG2504 Environment and Society (Passed) or GG2505 Mapping and Monitoring the Environment (Passed) or GG2509 Environment and Society (Passed) or GG2510 Mapping and Monitoring the Environment (Passed) or KL107T Global Worlds, Global Challenges (Passed) or KL107Y Global Worlds, Global Challenges (Kl Version) (Passed) or KL157T Global Worlds, Local Challenges (Passed) or KL157Y Scotland: Global Worlds, Local Challenges (Kl Version) (Passed) or KL159Y Global Worlds, Local Challenges (Passed) or MR1008 Marine Resources (Passed) or MR1010 Marine Resources (Passed) or MR1510 Marine and Coastal Studies (Passed) or MR1513 Marine and Coastal Studies (Passed) or MR1514 Marine and Coastal Studies (Passed) or MR2506 Coastal Engineering (Passed) or MR2507 Coastal Ecology, Conservation and Management (Passed) or MR2508 Coastal Engineering (Passed) or MR2509 Coastal Ecology, Conservation and Management (Passed) or MR2510 Coastal Engineering (Passed) or MR2511 Coastal Ecology, Conservation and Management (Passed)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme
  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

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


Sustainable use of marine and coastal areas is
growing in scientific, political and practical importance around the world.
Demands on the marine and coastal environment are increasing in intensity and
more informed decision-making and policy responses are required. In light of
climate change and growing development pressures, coastal management must
consider social, economic and environmental concerns This module covers: the
Marine Scotland Act, the National Marine Plan, Integrated Coastal Zone
Management, Marine Spatial Planning, coastal defences, ecosystem-based
management, beach management, coral reefs, stakeholder participation, data
acquisition, analysis, and access to information, providing a background to
managing coastal and marine environments.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 25 - 34, 38

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Article, Paper and Project

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Written feedback on all assignments will be provided within the timeframe specified.

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Re-submission of failed elements

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
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