Courses & Units

Shipping and the Marine Environment JFA550

Introduction

On completion of this unit, students will be able to describe, in broad terms, the impact of the maritime transport system on the marine environment and the international policy and regulatory framework for the protection of the marine environment.  Students will be able to identify environmental risk in the context of maritime transport and develop strategies to avoid/minimise environmental risk. They will be able to implement basic environmental management systems.

Summary

Unit name Shipping and the Marine Environment
Unit code JFA550
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School IMAS
Sustainable Marine Research Collaboration
Discipline Sustainable Marine Research Collaboration
Coordinator

Mr David Milne

Teaching staff

Mr David Milne and Dr Chris Burke

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 050999

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

By distance

Assessment

Coursework: Three individual assignments comprising an essay, a case study and an investigation/small scale research project.

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Textbooks

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