Marine Economics is a discipline that studies the economic relations and the law of economic activities in the development and utilization of the ocean. It is a new frontier between marine science and economic science. The program cultivates professional personnel systematically grasp basic theory and basic knowledge of economics, management science and marine economics and modern management method, with higher levels of decision-making, directing, research ability in the development of marine economy.
Marine economics includes the formation and development of marine economy, marine productivity, marine production relations, and marine economic activities. Marine industrial economy includes marine industrial structure, marine fisheries, marine industry, marine services and marine industries of the future. Marine regional economy includes marine economic zone, coastal zone economy, island economy, marine exclusive economic zone and continental shelf economy and ocean economy. Marine sustainable development economy, including marine sustainable development strategy, marine ecological environment resources economy, marine science and technology culture education economy, marine market economy and marine economy management.
3. Research Content
The basic situation of the sea; ways and means to improve the effectiveness of the marine economy; marine policies and regulations; marine economic activities; the development and utilization of marine resources and so on. Ocean economics: relying on marine resources, marine century oriented system training intersection of Arts and science, with economics principle and marine economy theoretical foundation, master the basic ocean international economic cooperation business skills and techniques, familiar with international trade rules and practices, master principle and method of economics, good at ports, shipping and logistics economy, familiar with one of the frontier subjects of international marine economy development and popular problems timely follow-up study.
Marine economics graduates mainly go to the state oceanic administration, marine research institutions, economic research units, marine institutes, local marine management, and grassroots government departments and so on.
4. Knowledge and Abilities
Mainly study economics, oceanography, and marine economic basic theory and basic knowledge, to accept the marine economic theory and practice of teaching training system, master the ocean international economic cooperation, marine economy, marine industry and enterprise development etc. the management skills, have the basic ability of theoretical analysis and practical operation.
Graduates should acquire the knowledge and ability as follows:
1), master the basic theory and method of economics;
2), master the theories and methods of marine economics;
3), understand the frontiers of marine economic research, development trends and conditions;
4), correctly understand the international and domestic marine economic policies and regulations;
5), preliminary grasp international cooperation in the field of marine economy business skills and skills;
6), master the basic integrated regional marine research, ocean remote sensing information analysis method, marine economy literature retrieval method, and the ability to use computers and other modern information tools to engage in research in the related fields of marine economy.
Advanced studies: marine regional economics, industrial economics, international trade, business management, economic law, etc
5. Teaching Objectives
Understand the composition of sea water and its difference with pure water; master the change of temperature and its practicability; understanding the main thermal and mechanical properties of sea water and its relationship with the temperature, salinity and pressure of sea water. Grasp the formation conditions and processes of sea ice, understand the types and characteristics of sea ice, the salinity, density and other main physical properties of sea ice, and understand the impact of sea ice on the ocean hydrological conditions. Fully understand the sun radiations, the importance of ocean, let the students master the ocean heat balance and water balance from the point of view of the earth system, understand the specific process of ocean heat balance and water balance, from the overall grasp the basic characteristics of the motion in the ocean. Master of seawater temperature, salinity and density concept, let students understand the whole world ocean temperature, salinity and density of warp and weft direction and vertical distribution characteristics and the characteristics, the thermal equator, the seasonal thermo cline and concept to understand. Grasp the effects of salinity and temperature on density; understand the distribution of surface water temperature, salinity, density, and the means to observe the temperature and salinity.
6. Training Objectives
The program cultivates compound application-oriented talents with a solid basics of economics, marine economics and maritime law, familiar with international trade rules and practices, grasp the basic principle and method of economics, at the port and shipping logistics economy, familiar with the International Convention on the law of the sea, the system of economic management and marine economy business learning basic skills, pay attention to the formation of strong port economy consciousness, the international market awareness and awareness of global competition, marine economy and marine international cooperation and competition, wins the job field of ocean economy, government agencies, international cooperation of marine economic planning and management, marine industry development, international cooperation and transnational enterprise management etc.
7. Main Courses
Political economics, western economics, economic mathematics, marine economics, operations, industrial economics, development economics, investment economics, logistics system planning and design, container transport and multimodal transport, international economics and trade transport practices and regulations, port economics, transportation economics, finance, accounting, statistics, maritime law, economic law, international trade, the world shipping geography, e-commerce, international business negotiations, international financial, insurance, marine regional economy, economic planning and decision making method, regulations of the law of the sea, marine knowledge lectures etc.
8. Similar Majors
Economics, international economics and trade, finance, economic and trade, insurance, financial engineering, credit management, network economics, sports economy, investment, environmental resources and development economics, international cultural trade, taxation, management of the national economy.