Ocean Resource Management

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Ocean Resource Management

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Natural Sciences, Pacific Studies, Social Ecology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MS2%

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course analyses the actions taken by Pacific Island Countries individually and collectively, in response to their rights and obligations under the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention and after the UN Conference on Environment and Development in 1992. National and regional policies, administrative arrangements, national laws, regional and international treaties and regional organisations are examined. Various different uses of the sea are studied with emphasis on case studies from the South Pacific Region.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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