Ulster University

Ulster University

Coastal Zone Management

This PgDip/MSc course provides advanced training across the range of subjects involved in contemporary coastal zone management and an understanding of relevant science and human activities that affect the coast as a basis for development of management approaches. It is aimed at physical sciences and life sciences graduates, and those who have demonstrable past or current coastal management responsibilities.

Entry requirements

Entry to the PgDip: You must hold a degree in a science or other suitable discipline or demonstrate your ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Entry to the MSc: You initially register for the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) and if you complete the PgDip with an overall mark of 50% or higher can proceed to the MSc programme.

Course modules

PgDip modules: Environmental data analysis; management of coastal water resources; geography and management of coastal land resources; environmental impact assessment. Masters only: Coastal zone management project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is 100% by course work (no sessional examinations); a mixture of methods including practical reports, problem analysis, projects, literature reviews and essays, class tests, group work and a research project.

Sponsorship information

DELNI; ESF.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 - 3 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance Learning

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Life and Health Sciences
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028 7167 5027