|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Module Assessment Written Assignment of 5,000 words||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and understanding of the International Law of the Sea.
2. Display a detailed knowledge and understanding of the marine environment.
3. Critically evaluate the effect of human action on the marine environment and identify strategies for the management of such action to minimise its impact.
4. Critically evaluate the necessity and the criteria for marine special planning in protecting the marine environment..
5. Critically evaluate strategies for the protection of fish stocks and the minimising of marine pollution
2. Marine Pollution- an overview of the main types and sources of marine environmental pollution and the legal measures for their control and regulation
3. Marine Fisheries Management - an overview of present and proposed international and European marine fisheries management regimes and their effectiveness
4. Marine Nature Conservation - an overview of international, European and national initiatives for the protection of marine biodiversity
5. Marine Planning - an overview of recent initiatives to develop legal frameworks for integrated sea use management based on an ecosystem approach to marine planning.
This module is at CQFW Level 7