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Aquatic Food Production - Safety and Quality, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #351 (WUR) Reykjavik, Iceland
The Master in Aquatic Food Production - Safety and Quality at University of Iceland targets Nordic and international students with a background in food science, biotechnology, chemistry, biology, natural sciences or engineering, and those who wish to specialize in Aquatic Food at the master level. 


Key elements of the Master in Aquatic Food Production - Safety and Quality at University of Iceland:

  • A double degree programme of 60 + 60 ECTS
  • Four Universities of entry, i.e. you can start your first year at any of the four universities
  • The first semester (30 ECTS) with e-learning and courses from four Nordic universities
  • Specialization depending on the combination of universities
  • Mobility between universities and countries after the first year of study
  • Four universities of exit. However, if you spent the first year at NTNU or NMBU, then your second year must be spent at either DTU or UoI
  • For the master thesis you will have two thesis supervisors, one from each of the institutions involved in the study track.
  • Possibility to focus on the entire aquatic value chain from resources to consumption and health
  • Strong link to companies in the aquatic food sector

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

A relevant bachelor or equivalent degree in life science or engineering.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is currently ISK 75,000(535EUR).

Living costs for Reykjavík

  • 178929 - 290400 ISK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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