DEGREE PROGRAMMES

: COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT

General Description

History

In 1973, the idea of Marine Research in the Aegean University, "Multidisciplinary Research Program for Regional Development" started in the framework of the ship and marine laboratory equipment required for data collection efforts has been the establishment in question. The Institute was established depending on the University of the Aegean on 14/10/1975, and connected to the Dokuz Eylul University in 1982.
The purpose of the establishment and the activity range was determined as follows:
* Marine Geology and Geophysics seabed with the possibility of economic mineral deposits and petroleum research and technology
* Marine discharges and technology in terms of marine chemistry and environmental engineering
* Physical oceanography and marine mechanics, wave mechanics
* Coastal and coastal structures engineering and technology
* Marine mapping and bathymetry
* Marine equipment technology
* Marine technology and economics of the legal issues related to it
* Marine structures and technology

Qualification Awarded

M.Sc. in Coastal Zone Management

Level of Qualification

Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Specific Admission Requirements

First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree) diploma; minimum score of 55 from the National Central Graduate Education Entrance Examination (ALES) in the related field; a minimum score of 65 from the graduate school entrance exam; a minimum score of 60 from the nation-wide Foreign Language Exam ( YDS ) or equivalent score from an exam accredited by YÖK or a minimum score of 65 from DEU School of Foreign Languages English Proficiency Test.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

According to the Regulations of Dokuz Eylül University for Graduate Schools, students may be accepted for graduate transfer with the approval of the Department Directorate and decision of the Board of Directors of the Graduate School in case the student fulfills the graduate transfer regulations decided by the General Council of the Graduate School. Previously taken courses at another graduate programme with a successful grade may be recognized by the related programmes with the written request of the students including course contents and the transcript, and by the recommendation of the Department Directorates and by the decision of the Board of Directors. The courses taken by the outgoing Exchange students may have the recognition at the school either as compulsory or elective by the decision of the Board of Directors.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

2 years (excluding one year of English Preparatory School), 2 semesters per year, 16 weeks per semester, 120 ECTS in total.

Profile of the Programme

In Coastal Zone Management Program (CZM), experts "with knowledge and experience on basic concepts about the management of economical, environmental, social and cultural activities performed in coastal zones; having the skill to focus this knowledge and experience through the integration principle of CZM; and satisfying the abilities to have active roles in academic, governmental and private institutions" are being graduated.
The program, which is the only of its kind in Turkey, continues to its configuration. CZM program provides multidisciplinary research opportunities with other Marine Technology and Marine Sciences programs of the Institute.
Research topics;
* Spatial planning,
* Economic activities in coastal zones and sustainable development,
* Resource management,
* Assessment of the conflicts among stakeholders/activities and conflict management.
Percentage of Courses Taught in English: 30%

Key Learning Outcomes

1   To be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills on CZM needed in academic, governmental or private institutions,
2   To be able to give advanced service on the Integrated Coastal Zone Management concepts, processes and applications,
3   To have intellectual knowledge on the experience and developments on CZM throughout the world, especially in the Black Sea and Mediterranean basins in which Turkey locates,
4   To have knowledge about the processes and experiences on coastal zone management in Turkey,
5   To know and apply area management tools,
6   To have theoretical background on the principles and applications of spatial analysis and planning,
7   To adopt multidisciplinary working principles, to have active roles in establishing and proceeding of multidisciplinary cooperation and coordination,
8   To have integrated analysis, assessment and planning approach,
9   To use a foreign language for following developments and information in the area of CZM, and for oral and written communicating with the experts performing studies in CZM and other related areas,
10   To use a foreign language for following developments and information in the area of CZM, and for oral and written communicating with the experts performing studies in CZM and other related areas,

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

The students who have graduated from the Institute of Marine Sciences and Technology can work in government corporations, as academiciams and in several institutes and companies.

Access to Further Studies

May apply to third cycle programmes.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

In addition to the compulsory courses of the programme, students register to elective courses appropriate for their thesis topic, on the consent of their supervisor. If necessary, on the consent of their supervisor, they can also register to courses from other programmes (from DEU or other universities). It is obligatory to register MAT5001 Applied Mathematics (3 0 0) or MAT5002 Numerical and Approximate Methods (3 0 0) or MAT5041 Mathematical Mehods (3 0 0) with approval of the supervisor. The registration must be noticed to the Institute during course registration period by the supervisor.
T: Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
B: Spring Semester G: Fall Semester H: Full Year
1 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 FBE 5555 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND PUBLICATION ETHICS COMPULSORY 3 0 0 5
G 2 CZM 5007 INTEGRATED COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT COMPULSORY 3 0 0 9
G 3 DEN 5098 M.SC. RESEARCH COMPULSORY 2 0 0 3
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 13
TOTAL:   30
 
1 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 CZM 5009 ENVIRONMENTAL OCEANOGRAPHY ELECTIVE 2 0 0 6
G 2 CZM 5015 MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING OF COASTAL ZONE RESOURCES ELECTIVE 2 0 0 5
G 3 MAT 5141 MATHEMATICAL METHODS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 9
G 4 CZM 5027 DATABASE MANAGEMENT IN OCEANOGRAPHY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7
G 5 MAT 5101 APPLIED MATHEMATICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 9
G 6 CZM 5021 MARINE BIO-OPTICS AND REMOTE SENSING OF OCEAN COLOR ELECTIVE 2 0 0 7
 
2 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 CZM 5030 LAWS AND LEGISLATIONS IN COASTAL ZONE COMPULSORY 2 0 0 5
B 2 DEN 5096 M.SC. SEMINAR COMPULSORY 0 2 0 3
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 22
TOTAL:   30
 
2 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 CZM 5006 IMPACT OF POLLUTION ON COASTAL ECOLOGY ELECTIVE 2 0 0 7
B 2 CZM 5012 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF COASTAL ZONE PROJECTS ELECTIVE 2 0 0 5
B 3 MAT 5102 NUMERICAL AND APPROXIMATE METHODS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 9
B 4 CZM 5034 ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES ELECTIVE 3 0 0 9
B 5 CZM 5036 MANAGEMENT OF WETLANDS ELECTIVE 2 0 0 5
B 6 CZM 5032 MARINE AND YACHT TOURISM ELECTIVE 2 0 0 5
 
3.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 DEN 5099 M.SC. THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 
4.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 DEN 5099 M.SC. THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Related items of Dokuz Eylul University Regulations of Graduate Education and Exams and related items of Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences Regulations of Education and Code of Practicing Exams are applied for the exams and course grades.
The course evaluation criteria are defined for each course by the instructor(s) of the corresponding course and are given in the Course Description Form found in the information package.

Graduation Requirements

Second Cycle (Master's Degree) Programme with thesis is comprised of courses (at least 54 ECTS), a seminar (3 ECTS), M. Sc. Research (3 ECTS) and M. Sc. Thesis (60 ECTS), in total 120 ECTS credits. Students must have minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.50 / 4.00 and completed all the courses with at least CB / S / TP grades.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Programme Director or Equivalent

Prof. Dr. Şermin AÇIKÇINAR
Bakü Bul. No:100 35430 İnciraltı-İzmir
Tel: (232) 278 5565 / 5272 / 6515 / 6525 / 5085 / 5083
Faks: (232) 278 5082
E-Posta: imst@deu.edu.tr