This specialisation focuses on the sensitivity of marine communities in relation to human interventions, including climate change, fisheries and habitat destruction. Sustainable management of the living resources in the sea include models of population dynamics and fishing yield, international regulations, management tools and economic driving forces. This is summarised in the learning outcome: address limiting factors in order to be able to contribute to an improved biodiversity, environmental quality and sustainability of marine ecosystems.
Set-up of the first year of the study programme (click on the picture to enlarge):
In the second year there are two standard options to plan the study programme. Work first on your thesis and then on your on intership; or visa versa. However, a lot of flexibility in time exitst: e.g. continuing working during summer holiday or combining a with your thesis in Wageningen. The study advisor can show you many possibilities.