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Marine Resource Management

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Fishing industry and marine resource management is a foundation in Icelandic business and economy. The essence of the Marine Resource Management programme is sustainability and economic use of marine resources in context of various marine and fisheries related subjects such as maritime law and fisheries economics, marine environment and climate change, fisheries business and marketing. 

The Programme

The  Marine  Resource  Management  Programme  is  an international cross-discipline masters, consisting of 120 ECTS, divided between  core  courses, restrictive elective course in research methods and specialization, and open elective courses. The programme concludes with a master’s thesis (30 or 60 ECTS). 

New and exciting courses include:

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Job Opportunities

Students   receive   a   world   class   training   allowing   them  to  enter  various  career  paths  in  private  and  public  sector,  including  governmental  institutes  and  ministries,  fishing  industry  companies,  engineering  and   technology   firms,   teaching,   consulting   and   many more. The programme opens an entry to doctoral programmes as well.

Contact us

Bjargey Anna Guðbrandsdóttir
Programme Coordinator
Gimli, (3rd floor), Sæmundargata
101 Reykjavík, Iceland

Tel: +354 525 5457
Email: umhverfi@hi.is 

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