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Aquaculture

University of Santiago de Compostela

Master
18 months
Duration
5230 EUR/year
1933 EUR/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

In this inter-university Aquaculture master's degree at the University of Santiago de Compostela where the three Galician universities participate, students will acquire the knowledge, and skills that will enable them to design and develop research in the field of aquaculture, manage and control facilities and in-land and marine facilities.

Overview

Skills and competences 

The specialty in Aquaculture master's degree at the University of Santiago de Compostela trains students to manage farms, both for fish and mollusc farming and crustacean and algae farming firms. Companies require highly qualified staff, with a broad educational background, capable of addressing daily problems but also able to design new farming strategies. The master's program also aims to responds to this demand.

The specialty in Aquaculture Biotechnology trains both for research in R&D centres and for R&D departments in farming and biotechnology companies. This type of company requires staff with fundamental knowledge of farming, but also with in-depth training in research so that, in the event of opting for a PhD, they may address research lines applied to the sector's specific interests.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biology
  • Marine Science 
  • Veterinary Science
  • Environmental Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Spanish

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In case there are more applications than seats offered, the followingspecific criteria shall apply:

  • Weighted academic transcript: 30%
  • Subjects taken in the degrees of access linked to the master's (Biochemistry, Physiology, Genetics, Microbiology, Zoology, Botany): 5%
  • Knowledge of English language (First Certificate, etc.): 10%
  • Curriculum: 25%
  • Professional experience in the field of aquaculture: 15%
  • Research experience: 15%

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5230 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7845 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1933 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2900 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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