Marine Protected Area Management
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- 20 Feb 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Describe the theory and rationale for the use of different types of protected areas.
- Critique processes of protected area planning and administration.
- Develop objectives critical for the establishment, management and evaluation of a protected area.
- Design appropriate strategies for balancing conservation and ecological sustainable development.
- Evaluate the efficacy of protected areas.
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Subject Aim: To provide the student with the principles and practices necessary for the planning and management of marine protected areas. Within this subject students will study protected area management from a regulator’s perspective, covering the following broad concepts:
1. Introduction to marine protected areas and their types
2. Planning and administration of marine protected areas
3. Establishing a marine protected area
4. Managing a marine protected area
- Written Report (25%)
- Short Answer Question (30%)
- Final Exam (20%)
- Presentation (25%)
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