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Master in Aquaculture and Fisheries

University of Algarve
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
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8,000 EUR

Program description

Master in Aquaculture and Fisheries

Provide students with the knowledge and training required for the assessment, management, conservation and sustainable exploitation of living resources. Provide students with the knowledge and training required for the production of species in different aquaculture production systems. Training of professionals for aquaculture and fisheries. Provide skills that enable lifelong learning in a self-oriented or autonomous manner. Create the competencies during the Masters to enable progress to a higher level of specialization at the PhD level. To train professionals able to communicate their knowledge to the scientific as well as non-scientific public.

Admission requirements

a) Degree in Biology or related field by a Portuguese university

b) Holders of a foreign higher education degree equivalent to a 1st cycle of studies organized in accordance with the Bologna Process by a state adhering to this process

c) Holders of a foreign higher education degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the degree of “licenciado” (bachelor of science)

d) Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum attesting to the ability of the candidate to carry out the Master of Science in Aquaculture and Fisheries.

The acceptance of a candidate based on criteria  b) to d) is the responsibility of the Scientific Council (Conselho Científico) of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology (Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia) of Algarve University and does not confer to the candidate formal recognition or equivalency to the degree of “licenciado” or any other academic degree.

Criteria for selection of the candidates: Adequacy and final grade of the undergraduate degree, professional, scientific and academic curriculum, global profile.

Necessary documents: Curriculum vitae (with personal, academic and professional  information); certificates of qualification with the discrimination of the classifications obtained in each unit; proof of payment of the registration fee (50€).

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Tuition fees

The full tuition price per annum for local/EU students is 1100 EUR.

The price per annum for International/Non-EU students is 4000 EUR.

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University of Algarve

University of Algarve

The University of Algarve (Portugal) is a young public university, with a student population with more than 8,000 and employs over 700 academics. In these last three decades, the University of Algarve has consolidated the link established with the regional...

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University of Algarve

Campus da Penha
Estr. da Penha 139
8005-139 Faro

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