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Sustainable Aquaculture (PG Cert) (Jan 2022 Entry)

University of St Andrews
1-2 years
Full time/part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
St Andrews
English
22 January 2022
Application deadline: Applications accepted until shortly before teaching starts.
Virtual open day
10/6/2021
Virtual open day
10/20/2021

Program description

Sustainable Aquaculture (PG Cert) (Jan 2022 Entry)

The PG Certificate in Sustainable Aquaculture offers a range of part-time, e-learning courses at a postgraduate level with a focus on either vertebrates or invertebrates.

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.

The award of Postgraduate Certificate requires 60 credits gained from a selection of taught modules. The Postgraduate Certificate provides a shorter program than the Postgraduate Diploma or MSc Sustainable Aquaculture program. Students focus either on vertebrate or invertebrate aquaculture species and have a choice of taking two out of the three optional topics.

Admission requirements

  • A 2.1 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

Compulsory

Students will take compulsory modules for either vertebrate or invertebrate study.

  • Aquaculture and Fisheries
  • Biology for Aquaculture - Vertebrates or Biology for Aquaculture – Invertebrates
  • Health and Disease - Vertebrates or Health and Disease – Invertebrates
  • Nutrition - Vertebrates or Nutrition – Invertebrates

Optional

Students choose two of the following optional modules:

  • Local and Global Impacts of Aquaculture
  • Management, Husbandry and Sustainability
  • Markets, Products, Processing and Food Safety

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

Graduates will typically pursue a career in higher level management, research and development or business development within the global aquaculture business.

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St Katharine's West
KY16 9AX St Andrews
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