Provider: Ulster University
Contact: Wes Forsythe, w.forsythe [at] ulster.ac.uk
Sources of additional information: https://www.ulster.ac.uk/courses/course-finder/201617/marine-spatial-planning-9140 and www.ulster.ac.uk/es/postgraduate
Learning objective: To provide students with an appreciation of the scientific basis underpinning the management of coastal land and water resources and to enable those successfully completing the course to operate at a professional level in the emerging field of marine governance, planning and management.
Structure and content: Part-time distance learning course whereby students undertake one module per semester. Students complete four modules for the Diploma, at which point they can choose to continue with a dissertation leading the MSc award. Modules include the management of marine and coastal zones, marine spatial management and research skills.
Target audience: Graduates interested in deepening their skills and qualifications in this area, also professionals in the field seeking to improve their knowledge and gain further recognition for their skills.
Format: Online [Distance Learning]
Type of course: Post-graduate diploma/degree
Number of participants: approximately 18
Costs and conditions for participating: An undergraduate degree in a science or spatial planning related subject or demonstrate your ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning. English language proficiency. Cost for academic year 2016/17: PgDip - £3,434 for UK, Ireland and EU students, £8,596 for Overseas students; MSc - £5,150 for UK, Ireland and EU students, £12,894 for Overseas students
Duration: 2 years for PgDip and 3 years for MSc
Upcoming dates: September / January
Regions/countries where offered: World wide
Available trainers per region: N/A