Marine Planning for Sustainable Development (Taught)Heriot-Watt University
About this program
Marine planning, including spatial planning, is a fast developing discipline of global interest with excellent employment prospects. Ambition to create jobs and growth in the ‘Blue Economy’ is made real by new technologies giving access to the wealth of resources in the oceans and seas. New approaches are needed to govern the interactions among marine industries while maintaining the aspiration for healthy seas and the conservation of ecosystems. Adaptation to the effects of climate change adds to the importance of marine planning as an essential tool in marine management.
The MSc in Marine Planning for Sustainable Development is based at the Orkney Campus but is available also at the Edinburgh Campus. Orkney is a global centre for marine energy research and development. A unique concentration of marine expertise and activity provides students with unparalleled access to key participants in the sustainable development and planning of marine industries.
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About this institute
Heriot-Watt is a specialist, pioneering University, with a global presence, world renowned, innovative research and highly employable graduates. From a pioneering institute born out of the Scottish Enlightenment, today we are shaping the world, a global university, a leader in...
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