Marine Coastal Development
Master in Ocean Resources, Sustainable development and utilisation of marine living resources
About the Programme
The world’s oceans have waste resources which will become more and more important, and which we will depend upon in the future. In order to use and protect these resources and to develop coastal resources in a sustainable way, there is a need for in-depth and interdisciplinary knowledge about the interactions between economy, environment, technology, marine biological resources, and public concerns.
The Master of Science programme in Marine Coastal Development is a two-year international multidisciplinary MSc-programme. It is especially designed to give the students a broad understanding of the complex interactions in the marine sector. NTNU has excellent research communities within these fields and a close contact with relevant external partners.
The programme offers three specializations which include an individual research project with publication of a Master Degree thesis according to international standards. The specializations are as follows:
- Fisheries and marine resources (Harvesting)
- Marine biology and biochemistry (Ecosystems and Industrial Biotechnology)
NTNU Ocean Science and Technology
Marine and maritime research is a strategic research focus area at NTNU. It coordinates and initiates new multidisciplinary activities within research, education and innovation, providing opportunities to investigate complex challenges and opportunities. Marine studies at NTNU are of high quality, giving students the knowledge and competence that is valued by the industry and society at large.
For more details, see: www.ntnu.edu/oceans
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Degree: Master of Science in Marine Coastal Development
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MSMACODEV
Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English
Location: Norway, Trondheim
Validity of information: 2016/17