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MR3511: MANAGING OUR COASTS AND SEAS (2022-2023)

Last modified: 21 Oct 2022 10:21


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

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

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


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.

Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 26 - 35, 39

More Information about Week Numbers


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Attendance & Review of Guest Lecture

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

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

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Magazine Article

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 35
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

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

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Term Paper

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 55
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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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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Feedback

Resubmission of failed coursework components usually permitted, but with mark capped at CGS D3/9.  Contact course coordinator.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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