Program Details

Field and classroom based courses Training and certification in internationally-recognised ecosystem monitoring methodologies. Practical and theoretical aspects of tropical ecosystem management. Taught by local, national and international lecturers. Profe
Location:
Antsiranana, Madagascar
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Rolling Starts, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Coastal Academy is a unique training centre situated on the North coast of Madagascar. Created in partnership with the University of Antsiranana, it runs courses throughout the year in Tropical Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Management and Monitoring Methods and offers the chance for international students to study side by side with students from the Western Indian Ocean Islands. The Coastal Academy offers training and certification in internationally-recognised methodologies with courses starting from just GBP 495.

Field and classroom based courses Training and certification in internationally-recognised ecosystem monitoring methodologies. Practical and theoretical aspects of tropical ecosystem management. Taught by local, national and international lecturers. Professionals in the marine and coastal field lecture on practical management approaches. Share knowledge, experience, approaches and ideas with future environmental leaders from across the world. Opportunities for networking and strategic contacts.

Acquire transferable skills and knowledge that can be applied globally and unrivalled first-hand experience in the theoretical and practical aspects of ecosystem management. Attend lectures from local and international academics and professionals to understand the practical aspects and complexities of ecosystem management. Receive training in a multi-disciplinary approach to natural resource management. Learn together with students from the Western Indian Ocean and across the world on a course delivered in both French and English. Develop personal and professional skills and improve employability.
Setting Description:
The Coastal Academy is located in Antsiranana, on the North-East coast of Madagascar, a lively city with around 100,000 inhabitants, and a rich colonial history. Antsiranana is within easy access to some of Madagascar’s most beautiful national parks and most exquisite coastlines. Students will also have the chance to visit remote and isolated communities and villages on field trips and to experience the ‘real’ Madagascar.
Cost:
Tropical Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Management - GBP 795 Tropical Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring Methods - GBP 495

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