Marine and Coastal Engineering
The Marine Affairs Program offers a 16 month professional, non-thesis and interdisciplinary graduate degree program called the Master of Marine Management (MMM). The program is designed for marine affairs managers who want to address solutions of marine management problems with interdisciplinary synthesis and integration through teamwork in research and planning.
The MMM has been designed especially for mid-career professionals and those holding a first degree and experience in a relevant discipline when entering the program as well as recent university graduates. The number of MMM alumni exceeds 400 from more than 50 nations holding positions ranging from fisheries officers to senior policy advisors, community development workers to naval commanders.
The subject areas addressed include but are not limited to: coastal zone management, sea use planning, ecosystem based management, managing for climate change, fisheries management, marine law and policy, maritime transport, development of non-living resources, protection and preservation of the coastal and marine environment, coastal tourism, maritime enforcement and conflict management. Students are also required to prepare a graduate project with an emphasis on planning.