The programme emphasises ideas and methods from ecology, sociology, economics and business studies. Among the fields which the master's program in Coastal and Marine Management prepares students to work in are resource and land use planning, environmental impact assessment, consulting work, teaching and research. The program is internationally oriented and taught in English, and both students and instructors come from a diverse range of countries.
The program is offered by the University Centre of the Westfjords in Ísafjörður Iceland in co-operation with the University of Akureyri. Teaching takes place in Ísafjörður.
The master's program in Coastal and Marine Management brings together people of different backgrounds who share their experience, knowledge, and ideas in a small-scale, creative and fertile intellectual environment, with the goal of finding ways of using natural resources in a sustainable way. We welcome new faces to join our exciting group of natural resource management specialists.