The activity on 2nd day was seminar on Making the Most of Masters (MMM) by Dr Eunice Atkins and Blue Technology Master for Blue career by Dr. Andrew Desbois. MMM is an activity that engaging industry in curriculum, or an initiative aimed at building links between universities and businesses (public, private and third sector). Many of the postgraduate courses provide opportunities for Master students to undertake collaborative dissertation projects with businesses for mutual benefit. Dr. Andrew Desbois presented that a need to bring together industry and education/training providers to promote and support the development of career opportunities and deliver skilled people to meet the needs of industry. The activities like provide courses/training such as bachelor/masters courses providing specific knowledge and skills for jobs in the blue economy to highly qualified professionals (e.g. lawyers, logisticians, biologists, chemists, etc.); and also develop (re)training and upskilling opportunities for blue professionals to upgrade knowledge and competences (e.g. IT skills, environmental management skills, learn new technologies, entrepreneurship or languages).
Presentation by Dr. Eunice Atkins about Making the Most Master
Presentation by Dr. Andrew Desbois about Blue Technology Master for a Blue Career
Another activity at 2nd day, include observed live teaching, videos of teaching method e.g. sharing histopathology slides and practice in laboratory, and also discussion about module and course development.