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.
- Marine Science
- Veterinary Science
- Environmental Science
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesAquaculture & Fisheries
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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%
International5230 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7845 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
EU/EEA1933 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2900 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
Living costs for Santiago de Compostela
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Due for update
Updated over a year ago
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