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Sustainable Aquaculture (Modular Course)

University of St Andrews
Program overview
8-12 weeks
Part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
St Andrews
06 September 2021

St Andrews
26 January 2022

Program description

Sustainable Aquaculture (Modular Course)

The Sustainable Aquaculture modular courses allow students to study individual modules from a range of part-time, e-learning, postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop students' critical understanding of the development and principles of aquaculture.

The Sustainable Aquaculture distance learning modular program is taught part time via an online e-learning platform offering online tutorial support, direct email contact with tutors, video streams and access to student bulletin boards.

Admission requirements

  • 1 undergraduate Honours degree in a relevant biological science. Entry will also be offered following successful completion of the Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Aquaculture in conjunction with additional evidence of relevant professional experiential learning. If you studied your first degree outside the UK.
  • English language proficiency.

The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

  • Advanced Welfare and Ethics
  • Aquaculture and Fisheries
  • Biology for Aquaculture
  • Biology for Aquaculture – Invertebrates
  • Biology for Aquaculture – Vertebrates
  • Breeding and Genetics
  • Health and Disease
  • Health and Disease - Invertebrates
  • Health and Disease - Vertebrates
  • Larval Rearing
  • Local and Global Impacts of Aquaculture
  • Management, Husbandry and Sustainability
  • Markets, Products, Processing and Food Safety
  • Nutrition for Aquaculture
  • Nutrition – Invertebrates
  • Nutrition – Vertebrates
  • Recirculation Aquaculture Systems
  • Ornamental and Aquaria Production

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

For more information about tuition fees, please visit our website.

Career opportunities

Students who take modules in Sustainable Aquaculture will typically pursue a career in higher level management, research and development or business development within the global aquaculture business.

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About this institute

University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is Scotland’s first University. As a 600 year-old institution, we are known across the globe for our world leading quality and depth of research. For six centuries some of the world’s brightest and most promising...

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Why study at University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is situated in a truly beautiful location. Part of a seaside town it is a picturesque and inspirational location to pursue your studies, where you will have the thinking space needed to be your very best. As a smaller university our size is one of our greatest strengths with class sizes allowing for a close and individual learning experience and giving great access and support from your teachers.

Graduates of St Andrews are highly sought after by employers around the world due to our reputation for excellence. A qualification from St Andrews will help you reach your ambitions and kickstart your career.

Consistently ranked as the best student academic experience in the UK by students in the National Student Survey, your time as a student in St Andrews will be unique and rewarding, leaving you with a prestigious qualification, but also memories and connections to treasure for years to come.

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University of St Andrews

St Katharine's West
KY16 9AX St Andrews

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