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Coastal Academy Courses

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The Coastal Academy currently offers two main courses:

Advanced Certificate in Tropical Marine and Coastal EcosysStudents weighing fish in the local market on a socio-economic field triptem Management:

This month-long course offers an in-depth and comprehensive grounding in tropical marine and coastal ecology, threats and management. The course consists of 32 lectures divided into four Core Units: Tropical Marine and Coastal Ecosystems, Human Dimensions of Marine and Coastal Ecosystems, Sustainable Management of Marine and Coastal Ecosystems and Monitoring Methods in Marine and Coastal Ecosystems. The classroom lectures are complemented by a series of field trips and guest lecturers, allowing students the chance to consolidate the theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom...read more

 

Advanced Certificate in Tropical Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring Methods:

This two-week course can be taken either as a stand-alone field course or in conjunction with the Advanced Certificate in Tropical Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Management. It expands and develops on the field trips offered during the month-long course, allowing students the chance to gain certification in internationally-recognised methods such as Reef Check, SeagrassWatch and MangroveWatch...read more