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Høst 2020

SVF-3555 Marine Planning - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Norges fiskerihøgskole

Type of course

The course is an integrated part of the IFM programme, but can be taken as a singular course.

Course contents

The course focuses on marine planning and challenges related to this. Based on theories of marine planning, these challenges will be discussed, especially in relation to fisheries and aquaculture development and activities. The course will offer common practical tools used in marine spatial planning and fisheries management plans.

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April for the autumn semester.

Admission requirements

Application code: 9371

The course is an integrated part of the IFM program, but is also open for single course students with relevant background. Entrance requirements as for the M.Sc. program in International Fisheries Management.

Objective of the course

Upon successful completion of the course, the candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and general competencies:

Knowledge and understanding:


General competency:

Language of instruction

The language of instruction and all syllabus material is English.

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars, presentations, case studies and written assignment.


One-week home exam. The grading scale is A-F, where F is fail.

Coursework requirements:

All work requirements must be fulfilled before you can sit for the final exam.

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

Date for examination

Home examination hand out date 26.11.2020 hand in date 03.12.2020

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.