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Master in oceanography
Or
Th
Pr
Au
Credits

Programme structure

First Year

Second year

Master Erasmus Mundus MER : Marine Environment and Resources

First Year

Compulsory courses

First semester

OCEA0075-1

Introduction to physical oceanography and marine meteorology - Jean-Marie Beckers - [3d FW]
Q1
30
15
[+]
6

OCEA0082-5

Carbon, nutrient, greenhouse gases dynamics in marine ecosystems and geological oceanography, Carbon, nutrient, greenhouse gases dynamics in marine ecosystems (english language) - 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

OCEA0057-6

Marine Ecology, Introduction to marine ecosystems modelling (english language) - Marilaure Grégoire
Q1
15
15
-
3

GCIV2040-2

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

OCEA0082-3

Carbon, nutrient, greenhouse gases dynamics in marine ecosystems and geological oceanography, Geological oceanography (english language) - Nathalie Fagel - [3d FW]
Q1
20
20
[+]
4

OCEA0057-4

Marine Ecology, Marine ecology (english language) - Sylvie Gobert, Mathieu Poulicek - [4d FW]

15
-
[+]
4

OCEA0059-2

Remote Sensing of the Oceans, Introduction to satellite oceanography (english language) - Yves Cornet
Q1
15
15
-
3

Second semester

OCEA0049-1

Pelagian oceanography - Sylvie Gobert - [2d FW]

15
15
[+]
3

OCEA0011-2

Coastal oceanography - Salim Djenidi - [3d FW]

20
10
[+]
5

OCEA0019-1

Biological oceanology - Sylvie Gobert - [8d FW]

30
-
[+]
8

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

GEOG2012-1

Coastal geomorphology - Aurelia Hubert - [2d FW]
Q2
20
10
[+]
3

GEOG0620-1

Economic geography of the sea - Bernadette Merenne-Schoumaker
Q2
20
-
-
3

SSTA0001-1

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

-
-
[+]
3

Second year

Compulsory courses

DOCU0450-2

Documentation training applied to oceanography (bibliography and database) - Aïda Alvera Azcarate, Ninfa Greco - [30h Mon. WS]
Q1
-
-
[+]
5

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]

-
-
[+]
5

OCEA0020-1

Current issues in oceanography - Salim Djenidi

15
15
-
4

OCEA0064-4

Functional and Molecular Marine Microbiology, Molecular approaches to the diversity of marine microorganisms (english language) - Annick Wilmotte

15
15
-
3

ZOOL0218-4

Aquariology - Christian Michel
Q1
30
-
-
3

OCEA0064-3

Functional and Molecular Marine Microbiology, Marine bacteriology (english language) - Mathieu Poulicek

15
30
-
3

OCEA0062-4

Ecotoxicology and Biodegradation of Marine Pollutants, Biodegradation of organic molecules in a sea environment (english language) - Mathieu Poulicek

20
-
-
3

ZOOL0233-1

Biology of benthos and necton animals : vertebrates - Eric Parmentier

15
10
-
3

OCEA0060-2

Advanced Marine Zoology, Biology of benthos and necton animals : invertebrates (english language) - Patrick Dauby, Mathieu Poulicek - [2d FW]
Q1
15
15
[+]
3

BOTA0402-1

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

OCEA0023-1

Complement of ecological modeling - Marilaure Grégoire
TA
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
[+]
3

OCEA0025-2

Dynamics of nutrients in marine environment, part II : ecological processes - Anne Goffart - [10h FW]
Q2
7,5
7,5
[+]
3

OCEA0055-2

Biogeochemical Cycles in the Ocean, Biogeochemistry 1 (english language) - Bruno Delille, Anne Mouchet - [2d FW]
Q1
20
-
[+]
3

OCEA0055-4

Biogeochemical Cycles in the Ocean, Biogeochemistry 2 (english language) - Bruno Delille, Anne Mouchet
Q1
20
-
-
3

OCEA0052-2

Marine cryosphere - Bruno Delille
Q1
20
-
-
3

OCEA0043-2

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

OCEA0062-5

Ecotoxicology and Biodegradation of Marine Pollutants, Marine ecotoxicology (english language) - Krishna Das
Q1
15
15
-
4

OCEA0027-1

Applications of stable isotopes in marine sciences - Gilles Lepoint

15
15
-
4

OCEA0028-1

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

10
20
-
3

OCEA0080-2

Biochemistry, Physiology and Aquariology, Physiology and biochemistry of the marine animals (english language) - Philippe Compère
Q1
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

OCEA0071-1

Geophysical fluid dynamics - Part 1 - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
30
15
-
5

OCEA0081-1

Numerical Methods in Geophysics - Part 2 - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
15
30
-
5

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
-
-
3

GEOL0006-2

Rocks and sedimentary processes - Frédéric Boulvain - [3d FW]
Q1
20
-
[+]
3

OCEA0063-1

Biology of Marine Mammals (english language)




4
-
Part I : Ecology and Ecotoxicology - Krishna Das
15
-
-
-
Part II : pathology and necropsies - Thierry Jauniaux
15
10
-

OCEA0033-1

Global changes and sea environment - Anne Mouchet
Q2
15
15
-
3

OCEA0056-2

Marine Plant Biology and Ecology, Marine phanerogames ecology (english language) - Sylvie Gobert

15
10
-
3

OCEA0056-3

Marine Plant Biology and Ecology, Techniques of sampling in marine ecology (english language) - Sylvie Gobert

15
10
-
3

OCEA0035-1

Data acquisition and analysis, complements - Aïda Alvera Azcarate
Q1
15
10
-
3

OCEA0144-1

Ecology of the coral reefs (english language) - Mathieu Poulicek

30
-
-
3

OCEA0059-3

Remote Sensing of the Oceans, Advanced satellite oceanography (english language) - Yves Cornet
Q1
15
15
-
3



Exceptionally, and with the agreement of the jury, 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 modeling - Marilaure Grégoire
TA
15
30
-
3

OCEA0036-1

Structures and applications of marine hydrodynamic models - Alexander Barth

15
15
-
3

OCEA0055-3

Biogeochemical Cycles in the Ocean, Biogeochemistry 1 (english language) - Bruno Delille, Anne Mouchet
Q1
20
-
-
3

OCEA0073-1

Numerical methods in geophysics, Part 1 - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
15
30
-
3

Choose courses totalling 18 ECTS from the following :

SSTG0032-1

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

-
-
[+]
5

OCEA0020-1

Current issues in oceanography - Salim Djenidi

15
15
-
4

OCEA0071-1

Geophysical fluid dynamics - Part 1 - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
30
15
-
5

OCEA0072-1

Geophysical fluid dynamics - Part 2 - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q1
30
15
-
5

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

OCEA0055-4

Biogeochemical Cycles in the Ocean, Biogeochemistry 2 (english language) - Bruno Delille, Anne Mouchet
Q1
20
-
-
3

ZOOL0220-1

Planctonology - Anne Goffart
Q2
15
30
-
3

OCEA0062-5

Ecotoxicology and Biodegradation of Marine Pollutants, Marine ecotoxicology (english language) - 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 acquisition and analysis, complements - Aïda Alvera Azcarate
Q1
15
10
-
3

OCEA0033-1

Global changes and sea environment - Anne Mouchet
Q2
15
15
-
3

OCEA0052-2

Marine cryosphere - Bruno Delille
Q1
20
-
-
3

OCEA0081-1

Numerical Methods in Geophysics - Part 2 - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
15
30
-
5

OCEA0059-3

Remote Sensing of the Oceans, Advanced satellite oceanography (english language) - Yves Cornet
Q1
15
15
-
3



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

Master Erasmus Mundus MER : Marine Environment and Resources

Compulsory course

OCEA0057-7

Marine Ecology (english language)




6
-
Marine ecology - Sylvie Gobert, Mathieu Poulicek - [6d FW]
15
-
[+]
-
Introduction to marine ecosystems modelling - Marilaure Grégoire
15
15
-

Optional courses

Courses totaling 24 credits have to be chosen among :

Framework : global ocean environment

OCEA0055-5

Biogeochemical Cycles in the Ocean (english language)




6
-
Biogeochemistry 1 - Bruno Delille, Anne Mouchet
20
-
-
-
Biogeochemistry 2 - Bruno Delille, Anne Mouchet
20
-
-

OCEA0056-1

Marine Plant Biology and Ecology (english language)




6
-
Marine phanerogames ecology - Sylvie Gobert
15
10
-
-
Techniques of sampling in marine ecology - Sylvie Gobert
15
10
-

OCEA0082-1

Carbon, nutrient, greenhouse gases dynamics in marine ecosystems and geological oceanography (english language)




6
-
Carbon, nutrient, greenhouse gases dynamics in marine ecosystems - Alberto Borges
20
5
-
-
Geological oceanography - Nathalie Fagel - [1d FW]
20
20
[+]

OCEA0059-1

Remote Sensing of the Oceans (english language)




6
-
Introduction to satellite oceanography - Yves Cornet
15
15
-
-
Advanced satellite oceanography - Yves Cornet
15
15
-

Scientific challenges and opportunities : marine environment protection and resources protection

OCEA0060-1

Advanced Marine Zoology (english language)




6
-
Biology of benthos and necton animals : invertebrates - Patrick Dauby, Mathieu Poulicek
15
15
-
-
Ecoethology of the marine animals - Christian Michel
30
-
-
-
Ecology of the coral reefs - Mathieu Poulicek
30
-
-

OCEA0080-1

Biochemistry, Physiology and Aquariology (english language)




6
-
Physiology and biochemistry of the marine animals - Philippe Compère
15
15
-
-
Aquariology - Christian Michel
15
-
-

OCEA0062-1

Ecotoxicology and Biodegradation of Marine Pollutants (english language)




6
-
Biodegradation of organic molecules in a sea environment - Mathieu Poulicek
20
-
-
-
Marine ecotoxicology - Krishna Das
15
15
-

OCEA0063-1

Biology of Marine Mammals (english language)




6
-
Part I : Ecology and Ecotoxicology - Krishna Das
15
-
-
-
Part II : pathology and necropsies - Thierry Jauniaux
15
10
-

OCEA0064-1

Functional and Molecular Marine Microbiology (english language)




6
-
Marine bacteriology - Mathieu Poulicek
15
30
-
-
Molecular approaches to the diversity of marine microorganisms - Annick Wilmotte
15
15
-

Data analysis : interpretation of environmental data

OCEA0081-1

Numerical Methods in Geophysics - Part 2 - Jean-Marie Beckers
Q2
15
30
-
6


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