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The Sea and Society Relationship; Historical Perspectives, Present Status and Future Challenges

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: MAR461 | Sustainability focused
Autumn 2019
100% Day
Göteborg
Period: 2 September 2019 - 4 November 2019
INSTRUCTION LANGUAGE: English
Comments: Please note that the entrance requirements has changed according to what was initially stated.
2 Closed GU-11958
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

For YOU interested in how the human society is linked to the marine environment and ecosystem, and how this relationship has changed over history and until present, and how it may change into the future.

The aim of this course is to put into a broad context the human "uses" of the sea through time including emotional and philosophical uses. The course will treat main conflicts and problems associated with historical and current uses, and describe and discuss basic issues like the tragedy of the commons and problems related to collective actions and various governance systems. The course will cover different perspectives, such as, western and non-western, global and local, industrial and artisan.

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 Science.

More Information

https://marine.gu.se/english...

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Course Syllabus

MAR461

Requirements and Selection

Requirements: A Bachelor's degree (180 credits) and English B/English 6 at upper secondary level or equivalent IELTS 6.5 where no section may be less than 5.5, or TOEFL 575 points, TWE 4.5 points.

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

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 29 101 SEK
First payment: 29 101 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

Grazzia Matamoros, 031-786 3733, svl@marine.gu.se

Faculty

Department of Marine Sciences
Box 461
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Carl Skottsbergs gata 22 B


Course that is sustainability-focused where at least one of the learning outcomes clearly shows that the course content meets one of the current sustainability criteria. The content with a focus on sustainability must also, in accordance with the criteria, constitute the course's main focus

Course that is sustainability-related where at least one of the learning outcomes clearly shows that the course content meets one of the current sustainability criteria.

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