SVF-3555 Coastal planning and governance - 10 stp
- Governance, governability and interactive governance in theory and practice
- Ecosystem-based management in theory and practice
- Institutional theories and perspectives
- Coastal and ocean planning in theory and practice, including division of responsibilities, public and private partnerships
- Integrated coastal management in theory and practice, including conflict resolution and stakeholder participation.
- Marine Spatial Planning and protected areas in theory and practice
- Use of fisheries and aquaculture case studies.
The course will give students advanced knowledge in coastal planning and governance concepts, tools and practices. It will draw insights from multiple disciplines in analysis of key management challenges.
Knowledge and understanding: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have a clear understanding of the main challenges in coastal and ocean planning and governance. Focusing on fisheries and aquaculture issues, the course will provide knowledge of ways to address these challenges.
Skills: Students will be able to critically prepare and appraise issues of coastal and ocean planning and governance. This includes investigating planning and governance challenges and opportunities in concrete fisheries and aquaculture cases.
General competency: The students will become familiar with key concepts of coastal planning and governance, as well as gain a deeper understanding for the role of social science and multidisciplinary perspectives in coastal and ocean planning and governance.
One-week home exam. The grading scale is A-F, where F is fail.
- Prepare a fisheries management plan.
- Prepare a marine protected area plan.
- Participation and/or documentation of workshop dealing with ocean and coastal planning.
All work requirements must be fulfilled before you can sit for the final exam.
A re-sit exam will be arranged in the next semester.