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COMA 613 IMPACTS OF OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY ON MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

This course aims at giving students the grounding in the assessment of the impacts of oil and gas industry on marine ecosystems. The student is also expected to have knowledge on the various oil spill response mechanisms. The content of this course will...

COMA 611 STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF COASTAL ECOSYSTEMS

The goal of this course is to give the students the clear understanding on the structure and functions of coastal ecosystems. The course will introduce students to coastal environments, estuarine and lagoon ecosystems and their components; Rocky shores and...

COMA 609 IMPLEMENTATION OF COASTAL ZONE PROGRAMS

This course is aimed essentially at providing students with skills in formulation and evaluating ICZM programs. The course will therefore focus on Program formulation process; Setting priorities; Formulation of goals, objectives and strategies; Establishing...

COMA 607 COMMUNITY-BASED COASTAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

This course exposes students to the relevance of local or indigenous participation in the management of coastal resources. The students will thus study the principles of community-based coastal managements (empowerment, equity, sustainable development,...

COMA 605: COASTAL BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION

This course is designed to equip the student with skills to enable him/her to clearly understand the issues of biodiversity, conservation and the various techniques employed in their assessment and monitoring. The student will be introduced to biodiversity...

COMA 603: COASTAL TOURISM

This course aims at providing knowledge and understanding of coastal systems and their importance in tourism whilst putting in strategies for their sustainable development. The student will study tourism (nature, spatial dimension and driving force); Coastal...

COMA 601: INTEGRATED COASTAL MANAGEMENT

The general aim of this course is to introduce students to the management of the coast using an integrated approach to achieve sustainability. The course will focus on the importance of Integrated Coastal Area Management (ICAM); Definitions and basic concepts...

CHEM 671 INSTRUMENTAL METHODS OF CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

Scientific measurements require a range of instruments for any individual analysis. While instrumentation is becoming very complex, chemical analysis requires great attention and care in order to arrive at the desired and acceptable results. This is a...

AQUA 651 SEMINAR I

The student is expected to attend all seminars specified by the Department. Each student is expected to make his/her own oral presentation on a proposed research at a project proposal seminar. Seminars on offer include coastal management, climate change...

AQUA 650: DISSERTATION

A supervised dissertation on an independent research work undertaken by candidate in an applied area after presenting a proposal as specified in AQUA 651.This dissertation will cover the last three months of study and the topic must be approved by a committee...

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