Master Research Program on Climate Change and
Marine Sciences Course Curriculum

Organization of Training Modules

Code Course Title Course Workload Credits Institutions Involved
SEMESTER 1
CCM – 01 Introduction to Earth Climate System Theory courses: 45 h
Written test: 4 h
3 UNIFESP
CCM – 02 General Oceanography Theory courses: 40 h
Practical exercises: 20 h
Written test: 4 h
Project: 12 h
4 GEOMAR/UTA/AWI
CCM – 03 Scientific programming Theory-Practical courses: 45 h
Project: 12 h
4 UTA/GEOMAR
CCM – 04 Ocean Dynamics and Changes in Ocean Circulation Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Written test: 2 h
Project: 12 h
5 LEGOS
CCM – 05 Marine Microbiology Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Written test: 2 h
Project: 12 h
4 GEOMAR/UTA
CCM – 06 Fisheries Ecology and Climate Change Effects Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Written test: 2 h
Project: 12 h
4 vTI
SEMESTER 2
CCM – 07 Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Written test: 2 h
Project: 12 h
4 TROPOS
CCM – 08 Fisheries Stock Assessment Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Written test: 2 h
Project: 12 h
5 vTI
CCM – 09 Coastal Dynamics and Sea Level Change Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Written test: 2 h
Project: 12 h
4 UAC
CCM – 10 Geospatial Data Analysis Theory-Practical courses: 45 h
Project: 12 h
3 UTA/ICBM
CCM – 11 Shipboard Training on Ocean Observation (on board of a research vessel) Theory courses: 10 h
Practical courses: 30 h
Project: 12 h
4 GEOMAR/OSCM/IMar
CCM – 12 Communication and Scientific Writing (on board of a research vessel) Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 38 h
Project and oral presentation: 10 h
2 CAU
CCM – 13 Hydroacoustics in Fisheries and Marine Ecology Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Project: 12 h
5 vTI
CCM – 14E Experimental Marine Ecology Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Project: 12 h
3 TBD
SEMESTER 3
CCM – 15 Marine Governance and Law Theory courses: 12 h
Written test: 2 h
2 LEMAR
CCM – 16 Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Project: 12 h
4 LEMAR
CCM – 17E Pollution and Marine Ecotoxicology Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Written test: 2 h
Project: 12 h
3 NIOMR
CCM – 18E Genetics Tools Applied to Marine Biology Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Project: 12 h
4 vTI/UTA
CCM – 19E Fishing Technology Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Project: 12 h
3 TBD
CCM – 20 Ecosystems Modelling Theory courses: 12 h
Practical exercises: 22 h
Project: 12 h
4 MARE
CCM – 21 Thesis Project Practical Exercise: 60 h
Qualification
15 TBD
SEMESTER 4
CCM – 22 Thesis Research Writing and Defense Practical exercises
Defense
45 TBD

* E: Elective Course
** TBD: To Be Defined