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Blue economy and sustainable use of marine resources

Course
Master’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-11955
Tuition
Full education cost: 29 750 SEK
First payment: 29 750 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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Application closed

About

For YOU interested in the economy and the socioeconomy of the marine resources and short and long (sustainable) terms. 

The aim of this course is to describe the ownership over the marine
and maritime resources, and the main governance systems that regulate
these ownerships.

The course will survey the basic elements of marine industrial
activities such as fisheries, aquaculture, shipping, off-shore and
tourism, and how these activities are managed and regulated in various
regions of the world. The role and occurrence of non-industrial
recreational and artisan marine and maritime activities and how these
relate to the status of the marine ecosystem will also be discussed.

Form of teaching: Lectures, exercises, discussions, and individual and group reports.

The course may be taken as an elective course within a wide range of
master programs at the Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law and Economy,
Faculty of Social Scienc

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

A Bachelor's degree (180 credits) including a thesis work.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.

Facilities

The Gothenburg region offers proximity to a wide range of marine environments and our facilities include research stations and vessels.

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