The Coastal and Marine Management program is offered by the University Centre of the Westfjords in Ísafjörður in co-operation with the University of Akureyri. Teaching takes place in Ísafjörður. The language of teaching and general communication is English.
The program comprises of 120 ECTS credits. It is divided into four semesters, starting with ten months of intensive courses taught in three consecutive semesters (in total 75 ECTS credits), and seven months allotted to the student‘s final project, 45 ECTS credits. Study breaks are during Christmas and Easter. Up to half of the program‘s courses are classified as core courses and the remaining courses are classified as elective courses.
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- Arctic Ocean Governance
- Coastal and Marine Ecology
- Coastal and Marine Management: Theory and Tools
- Environmental Economics
- Environmental Impact Assessment
- Human Ecology
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- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- February 15 - First deadline
- April 15 - Second deadline*
DisciplinesEnvironmental Economics & Policy Environmental Management Natural Resource Management
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Conditions for acceptance into the Coastal and Marine Management program are that the applicant must have completed an undergraduate university degree with first grade, regardless of whether it is a BA, BSc or BEd.
- Candidates can come from diverse education and work backgrounds, as the interdisciplinary nature of study is based on many fields such as ecology, economics, social sciences, conservation and management
- English is the communication and educational language of the program. It is anticipated that applicants from Iceland, Scandinavia and the English-speaking countries possess adequate skills in the language. Other applicants must demonstrate sufficient English skills (CEFR level C1) with a recognised test.
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International2038 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2038 EUR per year during 18 months.
EU/EEA1019 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1019 EUR per year during 18 months.
- EU/EEA: ISK 150,000
- Non-EU/EEA: ISK 300,000
Living costs for Ísafjörður
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.