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University Centre of the Westfjords Master in Coastal Communities and Regional Development
University Centre of the Westfjords

Master in Coastal Communities and Regional Development

Ísafjörður, Iceland

18 Months

English

Full time

05 Jun 2024

28 Aug 2024

ISK 150,000 / per course *

On-Campus

* ISK 150000 for EEA / ISK 300.000 non EEA students.

Introduction

Coastal Communities and Regional Development is an international, multidisciplinary master’s program on the development of rural and remote areas in the past and in the future. It focuses on coastal communities along the North Atlantic and the Arctic, although theoretical foundations might be found in other regions.

The program is specially built on the principle and practices of sociology, macroeconomics, and geography/planning. By the end of the program, students understand the changes and challenges of coastal communities' development and have versed themselves in methods and skills to predict their development and manage it. The language of teaching and general communication is English. The program is offered by the University Centre of the Westfjords in Ísafjörður in co-operation with the University of Akureyri. Teaching takes place in Ísafjörður.

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