OCEAN UNIVERSITY OF SRI LANKA

Course Content

B.Sc.(Hons.) in Coastal and Marine Resources Management

Year 1

Semester 01

Code

Name

Credit


CRM 112

CRM 122

CRM 132

CRM 143

CRM 153

CRM 162

CRM 172

CRM 182


Communication skills (English)

Information and Communication Technology - I

Introduction to Marine Biology

Fundamentals of Ecology

Coastal and Marine Geomorphology

Oceanography and Ocean Dynamics

Marine Non-living Resources

Bio-geochemical Cycles

Safety at Sea, firefighting and First Aid

Swimming

*3

2

2

2

3

3

2

2

*2

*2

16

Semester 02

Code

Name

Credit


CRM 212

CRM 222

CRM 232

CRM 242

CRM 252

CRM 262

CRM 272

CRM 282

Communication skills (English)

Basic mathematics

Coastal Ecosystems - 1

Coastal Ecosystems - II

Ecology and Management of Coastal Wetlands

Surface and Groundwater in the Coastal Zone

Marine Meteorology

Introduction to Natural Resources Management

Coastal and Marine Fisheries - I

*3

*2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

Year 2

Semester 03

Code

Name

Credit

CRM 312

CRM 322

CRM 332

CRM 342

CRM 352

CRM 362

CRM 372

CRM 382

Introduction to GIS and Remote sensing

Climate Change and Climate Change impacts

Coastal and Marine Disasters, preparedness and management

Marine and Coastal Pollution

Marine Energy

Coastal and Marine Fisheries - II

Coastal and Marine Aquaculture

Fisheries Post-Harvest Technology

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

Semester 04

Code

Name

Credit

CRM 412

CRM 422

CRM 432

CRM 442

CRM 452

CRM 462

CRM 472

CRM 482

Introduction to Statistics

Aspects of Coastal Engineering

Marine and Costal Tourism

Socio-economics and Coastal Livelihoods

Cropping systems and farming practices in Coastal Areas

Management of Coastal Water Resources

Marine Products and Biotechnology

Ocean Observation, Prediction and Forecasting

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

Year 3

Semester 05

Code

Name

Credit

CRM 512

CRM 522

CRM 532

CRM 542

CRM 552

CRM 562

CRM 572

Environment Sociology

Urbanization and Coastal Developments

Maritime Transportation and port Management

Waste Management

Marine Biodiversity Conservation

Environmental Governances

Law of the Sea and other Conventions

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

Semester 06

Code

Name

Credit

CRM 612

CRM 623

CRM 632

CRM 642

CRM 653

CRM 662

CRM 673**

Marine Wild life – Conservation and Management

Environmental Impact Assessments

Environment Monitoring and Sampling techniques

Green Economy

Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICM)

Scientific writing and case studies

Research Project and Report

2

3

2

2

3

2

3

Year 4

Semester 07

Code

Name

Credit

CRM 713

CRM 722

CRM 732

CRM 741

CRM 752

CRM 762

CRM 772

CRM 783

CRM 792

Diving and Underwater Surveying

Marine Archeology

Remote Sensing and GIS for Coastal Planning

Mediation and Negotiation

Market System Analysis and Value Chain Development

Offshore Extractions and impacts

In-Plant Training

Experimental Design and Research Methodology

Statistics for Natural Resources Management

*3

2

2

1

2

2

2

3

2

Semester 08

Code

Name

Credit

CRM 813

CRM 822

CRM 839

Ecosystem Valuation

Project Management

Research project (A Dissertation to be submitted after conducting a research which will begin from starting of 8th semester. There will be a continuous internal monitoring by the guiding/supervising Lecturer)

3

2

9

Total Credit : 120

* these credits are not counted for the final GPA

** CRM 673- Research Project and Report- this is an optional module. Those who wish to complete this module will get a certificate from the University stating that the have completed a research project

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Crow Island, Mattakkuliya,

Colombo 15,

Sri Lanka.


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