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Study programmes 2013-2014Last update : 17/04/2014

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Master in oceanography, Research focus
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Credits

First Year

Compulsory courses

First semester

OCEA0010-1

Physical Oceanography - Jean-Marie Beckers - [3d FW]
Q1
20
10
[+]
5

OCEA0013-1

Chemical oceanography - Alberto Borges - [2d FW]
Q1
20
5
[+]
4

OCEA0014-1

Mathematical analysis and modelling methods applied to the environment - Eric Delhez
Q1
20
20
-
4

GCIV2040-2

Swell and actions on marine structures - Sébastien Erpicum
Q1
15
5
-
2

GEOL0255-3

Geological oceanography - Nathalie Fagel - [3d FW]
Q1
20
20
[+]
4

ENVT0726-1

Marine Ecolgy - Sylvie Gobert, Mathieu Poulicek - [4d FW]
Q1
15
-
[+]
4

OCEA0003-1

Introduction to satellite oceanography - Yves Cornet

15
15
-
3

Second semester

OCEA0049-1

Pelagian oceanography - Sylvie Gobert - [2d FW]
Q2
15
15
[+]
3

OCEA0011-2

Coastal oceanography - Salim Djenidi - [3d FW]

20
10
[+]
5

OCEA0012-1

Marine meteorology - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
15
5
-
2

OCEA0015-1

Principles of interdisciplinary study of sea systems - Marilaure Grégoire
Q2
20
20
-
3

DROI0725-1

Law of the sea and of sea environment - Philippe Vincent
Q2
20
-
-
2

OCEA0018-1

Introduction to modelling ecosystems - Marilaure Grégoire
Q2
15
15
-
3

GEOG2012-1

Coastal geomorphology - Aurelia Hubert - [2d FW]

20
10
[+]
3

GEOG0620-1

Economic geography of the sea - Bernadette Merenne-Schoumaker
Q2
20
-
-
2

SSTA0001-1

Integrated placement : preparation, fieldwork guidance, assistant writing up a report - Aïda Alvera Azcarate, Sylvie Gobert - [30h Mon. WS]
Q2
-
-
[+]
3

All year round

OCEA0019-1

Biological and biochemical oceanology - Jean-Marie Bouquegneau, Sylvie Gobert - [8d FW]
Q2
30
-
[+]
8

Second Year

Compulsory courses

OCEA0020-1

Current issues in oceanography - Salim Djenidi
TA
15
15
-
2

Notice this course is teached during the first semester

DOCU0450-2

Documentation training applied to oceanography (bibliography and database) - Aïda Alvera Azcarate, Ninfa Greco - Suppl : Caroline Collette - [20h Mon. WS]
Q1
-
-
[+]
3

Notice this course is teached during the first semester

SMEM0003-1

Final thesis - Collégialité
TA
-
-
-
25

Professional focus (organized during the 1st semester)

Optional courses

Choose one option from the following :

Option Oceanography

Choose courses totalling 30 ECTS out of the following :

SSTG0032-1

Practical professional internship in oceanography - Collégialité - [1w Internship]
Q2
-
-
[+]
4

BOTA0401-1

Molecular approaches to the diversity of marine microorganisms - Annick Wilmotte

15
15
-
2

ZOOL0218-1

Aquariology - Christian Michel
Q1
15
15
-
3

BACT0001-1

Marine bacteriology - Mathieu Poulicek

15
30
-
3

OCEA0022-1

Biodegradation of organic molecules in a sea environment - Mathieu Poulicek

20
-
-
2

ZOOL0219-1

Biology of benthos and necton animals, part I : vertebrates - Eric Parmentier - [2d FW]

15
15
[+]
3

ZOOL0219-2

Biology of benthos and necton animals, part II : invertebrates - Patrick Dauby, Mathieu Poulicek - [2d FW]
TA
15
15
[+]
3

BOTA0402-1

Marine plant biology - Anne Goffart - [3d FW]
Q2
15
15
[+]
4

OCEA0023-1

Complement of ecological modelling - Marilaure Grégoire
Q1
15
30
-
3

ZOOL0220-1

Planctonology - Anne Goffart
Q2
15
30
-
3

OCEA0025-1

Dynamics of nutrients in marine environment, part I : chemical and biochemical aspects - Marc Elskens - [10h FW]

7,5
7,5
[+]
2

OCEA0025-2

Dynamics of nutrients in marine environment, part II : ecological processes - Anne Goffart - [10h FW]
Q1
7,5
7,5
[+]
2

BIOC0701-3

Biogeochemistry 1 - Bruno Delille, Anne Mouchet - [2d FW]
Q1
20
-
[+]
3

BIOC0702-1

Biogeochemistry 2 - Bruno Delille, Anne Mouchet
Q2
20
-
-
2

OCEA0052-2

Marine cryosphere - Bruno Delille
Q1
20
-
-
2

OCEA0043-2

Ecoethology of the marine animals - Christian Michel
Q1
30
-
-
3

OCEA0026-1

Marine ecotoxicology - Krishna Das
Q1
15
15
-
4

OCEA0027-1

Applications of stable isotopes in marine sciences - Gilles Lepoint
TA
15
5
-
3

OCEA0028-1

Impact study in a sea environment : theory and practice - Pierre Lejeune

10
20
-
3

ZOOL0222-1

Physiology and biochemistry of the marine animals - Philippe Compère

15
15
-
3

OCEA0029-1

Production techniques of marine fishes, molluscs and crustaceans - Bruno Frederich
Q1
10
10
-
3

OCEA0030-1

Sea Climatology and meteorology - Michel Erpicum
TA
30
-
-
3

ESHY0070-1

Dynamics of lower atmospherical layers and air-sea interactions - Louis François
TA
30
15
-
4

MECA0053-3

Geophysical fluid dynamics - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
30
30
-
6

MECA0055-1

Numerical methods applied to the environment - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
30
30
-
6

GEOL0256-1

Geochemistry of sediments and interstitial water - Nathalie Fagel
Q1
15
15
-
3

GEOL0225-3

Analytical Geochemistry - Nathalie Fagel
Q1
10
10
-
3

OCEA0042-1

Introduction to marine Micropaleontology and palynology (marine microfossils) - Emmanuelle Javaux
Q1
20
-
-
2

GEOL0257-1

Marine sedimentology - Frédéric Boulvain - [3d FW]
Q1
20
-
[+]
2

OCEA0041-2

Biology of marine mammals




4
-
Part I : Ecology and Ecotoxicology - Krishna Das
15
-
-
-
Part II : pathology and autopsies - Freddy Coignoul, Thierry Jauniaux
15
10
-

OCEA0033-1

Global changes and sea environment - Anne Mouchet
Q2
15
15
-
2

ENVT0727-1

Marine phanerogames ecology - Sylvie Gobert
Q1
15
10
-
3

ENVT0728-1

Techniques of sampling in marine ecology - Sylvie Gobert
Q2
15
10
-
3

OCEA0035-1

Data aquisition and analysis, complements - Aïda Alvera Azcarate

15
10
-
2

OCEA0044-3

Ecology of the coral reefs - Mathieu Poulicek

30
-
-
3

OCEA0004-1

Advanced satellite oceanography - Yves Cornet

15
15
-
3



Exceptionally, and with the agreement of the council of studies in Oceanology, one or several courses can be chosen in another program( for instance, in relation with the student's final dissertation,...)

Option Modelling Marine Environments

OCEA0023-1

Complement of ecological modelling - Marilaure Grégoire
Q1
15
30
-
3

OCEA0036-1

Structures and applications of marine hydrodynamic models - Alexander Barth

15
15
-
3

BIOC0701-1

Biogeochemistry 1 - Bruno Delille, Anne Mouchet
Q1
20
-
-
3

MECA0055-4

Numerical methods applied to the environment (Part I) - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
15
15
-
3

Choose courses totalling 18 ECTS from the following :

SSTG0032-1

Practical professional internship in oceanography - Collégialité - [1w Internship]
Q2
-
-
[+]
4

MECA0053-3

Geophysical fluid dynamics - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
30
30
-
6

OCEA0037-1

Oceanic and atmospheric waves - Jean-Marie Beckers
TA
30
-
-
3

ESHY0070-1

Dynamics of lower atmospherical layers and air-sea interactions - Louis François
TA
30
15
-
4

OCEA0030-1

Sea Climatology and meteorology - Michel Erpicum
TA
30
-
-
3

BIOC0702-1

Biogeochemistry 2 - Bruno Delille, Anne Mouchet
Q2
20
-
-
2

ZOOL0220-1

Planctonology - Anne Goffart
Q2
15
30
-
3

OCEA0026-1

Marine ecotoxicology - Krishna Das
Q1
15
15
-
4

OCEA0028-1

Impact study in a sea environment : theory and practice - Pierre Lejeune

10
20
-
3

OCEA0035-1

Data aquisition and analysis, complements - Aïda Alvera Azcarate

15
10
-
2

OCEA0033-1

Global changes and sea environment - Anne Mouchet
Q2
15
15
-
2

OCEA0052-2

Marine cryosphere - Bruno Delille
Q1
20
-
-
2

MECA0055-5

Numerical methods applied to the environment (Part II) - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
15
15
-
3

OCEA0004-1

Advanced satellite oceanography - Yves Cornet

15
15
-
3



Exceptionally, and with the agreement of the council of studies in Oceanology, one or several courses can be chosen in another program( for instance, in relation with the student's final dissertation,...)

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