[MARMAM] Call for applications: Master of Marine Management (MMM) degree, Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University

Elizabeth De Santo Elizabeth.De.Santo at dal.ca
Wed Oct 20 08:03:35 PDT 2010


Master of Marine Management (MMM) degree

Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University


The Master of Marine Management (MMM) is a one year professional, non-thesis
and interdisciplinary graduate program designed for students who want to
address solutions for marine management problems with interdisciplinary
synthesis and integration through teamwork in research and planning. The
student body, approximately 20 per annum, comprises a remarkable diversity
of professionals and recent graduates from many backgrounds, disciplines,
and countries. Faculty members associated with the Marine Affairs Program
offer world class expertise from fifteen departments across two university
campuses, several federal government agencies, non-governmental
organizations, and private sector companies, all focused on the ocean,
coastal, and maritime sectors.  Among our many strengths is the
international nature of both our student body and faculty expertise.  The
Marine Affairs Program is based at Dalhousie University, the premier
university in Atlantic Canada as well as Canada's "Ocean University" and the
home of many internationally renowned researchers and award-winning


The Marine Affairs Program offers students the opportunity to specialize in
a variety of areas, including the management of marine mammals.  A recent
publication on this topic, co-authored by one of our professors and a recent
MMM graduate is currently in press with Marine Policy: Factors to consider
in evaluating the management and conservation effectiveness of a whale
sanctuary to protect and conserve the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena
glacialis). Patricia R. Hinch and Elizabeth M. De Santo*, Dalhousie
University Marine Affairs Program (*corresponding author:
Elizabeth.De.Santo at dal.ca).


Please visit our website for more information on our course offerings and
the Marine Affairs Program. Applications are due 31 January 2011:


For background on Dalhousie, see the following link for a virtual tour of
the campus and academic life: http://www.dal.ca/about/overview  


And for more on the Dalhousie experience and living in Halifax, see the
following informational video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZVBz3wVZ_w 


Please direct enquiries to our Administrator, Becky Field at:
marine.affairs at dal.ca  or:  +1 902 494 3555





Dr. Elizabeth M. De Santo

Assistant Professor of Marine Affairs

Dalhousie University

6100 University Avenue

Suite 2127

Halifax, NS B3H 3J5



Tel: +1 902 494 7132

Fax: +1 902 494 1001

Email: Elizabeth.De.Santo at dal.ca


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