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SOK-3555 Fisheries economics - 10 stp


The course is administrated by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics

Type of course

This subject is obligatory in the Master's programme in International Fisheries Management". The course can also be taken as a singular course.

Course contents

The interplay between vessels/fishermen and fish stocks is studied for the case of an open access fishery and for different management regimes. Bioeconomic theory is used in the analysis of selected fisheries, both nationally controlled and those in which two or more countries are involved. Practical issues related to the use of available data for establishing bioeconomic reference points are addressed.

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 December for the spring semester. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October for the spring semester.

Admission requirements

Application code:9371 The course is primarily directed towards students with a basic knowledge about fisheries, population dynamics and economics. Additionally, for students that are interested in the interplay between different disciplines and how fishers' behaviour may be explained within the context of biological and economic dynamic processes.

Objective of the course

Knowledge and understanding:

The candidate

Skills:

The candidate

Competence:

The candidate


Language of instruction

The language of instruction and all syllabus material is English.

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars.

Assessment

Written exam, 6 hours. The grading scale is A-F.

Course work requirements: Compulsory tasks.

Participation in the written examination is conditional upon students having participated in the compulsory tasks: 1) 80% class attendance  2) presentations in class  3) assignments   4) management game and submit the report and presentation.

A re-sit exam will be arranged for the written exam in the next semester.


Course overlap

SOK-2037 Intermediate Natural Resource Economics 5 stp
Lectures Spring 2020
See schedule
Lecture prof. Arne Johannes Eide
f.aman. Yajie Liu
stip. Marina Boboedova
Seminar f.aman. Yajie Liu
stip. Marina Boboedova