The student will in particular be able to:
The curriculum is multidisciplinary and places equal focus on Environmental and Social Sciences and also explores the links between coastal problems and other challenges that our planet is facing currently such as deforestation, waste water management etc.
The Sustainable Coastal Management programme is offered by the Novia University of Applied Sciences.
Participatory learning and practical training are seen as keys to success for developing self-reflecting and able professionals that can interact in truly multi-cultural teams. At the programme students take more responsibility of their own learning and in that way they develop entrepreneurial skills and pro-activeness which enables them to easier place themselves on the work market.
The quality management system of the UAS has been found to conform to the Management System Standard ISO 9001:2015. The audit has been conducted by DNV certification Oy/Ab, Finland. The quality assurance system of the UAS has passed the audit conducted by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC). All Finnish UAS are regulated by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Special focus is put on the coastal area and on the Baltic Sea, but the programme also gives a broad environmental understanding that can be useful in several environmental careers. The curriculum consists of courses like Coastal Ecology, Sustainable Coastal Management, Environmental Impact Assessment and Fisheries Resource Management that give a good basis for the students.
During the studies students are involved in project courses like Sustainable Coastal Management and Bioeconomy Innovation. In the project courses, the students get to work with assignments that are given by real clients. For example, students are working with Marine litter inventories for an NGO in Turku and with a fisherman trying to find usage for trash fish whilst addressing the eutrophication in the Baltic Sea.
For more information please visit the programme's website.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
You can apply to a Bachelor’s degree programme if you have completed:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Tuition fees for non-EU/EEA students at Novia UAS 2018 will be 6000 € for Bachelor degrees per academic year. There will also be a scholarship system in place for students required to pay the tuition fee. More information about the fees and the scholarship system is available on our website https://www.novia.fi/degree-students/student-life/tuition-fees .
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