Students who successfully complete the course should:
Relevance in study program: This course constitutes a compulsory part of the Master's degree in International Fisheries Management. The objective of the course is to make the students familiar with the multidisciplinary approach to fisheries management through case studies, representing a variety of problems and challenges.
One week home exam with focus on a particular fishery or management problem.
The grading scale is A-F, where A-E is passed, and F is failed.
The production of a poster on a selected fishery organized as group work (2-3 students per case). The poster and the critical assessment of previous master thesis have to be produced before entering the final exam.
A re-sit exam will be arranged in the next semester.
This course will offer a brief introduction to various scientific approaches and give the students the necessary tools to write a scientific paper and the master thesis. Furthermore this course will deal with three different fisheries, offering lectures in biology, economics and social science (fisheries administration).
Different approaches to fisheries and aquaculture science:
Research methods and technical presentation: Blaikie, N.: Designing Social Research. Polity Press. Selected chapters. The idea is to present a wide variety of management situations, where students should be familiar with different settings, different challenges and different management solutions. This year we have decided to use the following cases:
Case 1 Norway:
Case 2 South Africa:
Case 3 Chile: