To preserve marine biodiversity and its ecosystem functions, innovative and sustainable solutions are necessary. Therefore, there is a need for young professionals who know how to take an integrative approach to marine ecosystems management.
The Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management programme at Wageningen University and Research starts with courses that will give you a common basis on aquaculture and marine resources management. Then you chose one of three specialisations in which you will take deepening courses that will prepare you for your thesis.
In the Academic Consultancy Cluster you will share (interaction) and intergrade your knowledge with (the knowledge of) other students in multidisciplinary teams.Future career - Aquaculture and Marine Resource ManagementProfessional
As a professional, you usually work in multidisciplinary teams for aquaculture and fisheries companies, feed producers, public aquaria in zoo’s or in ornamental fish production and husbandry.Consultant
You can work as a consultant or as policy advisor for multilateral, national and regional governmental agencies or NGO’s (World Bank, FAO, ministries, provinces, water boards, WWF, the North Sea foundation, and many others).
Moreover, at private companies there is an increasing demand for production chain management (e.g. Aholt, Heiploeg).Researcher
If you are interested in research, then you can choose universities or research institutes as your future professional environment.Working abroad
You can also choose to start your own business as a fish producer or consultant. National borders will not hold you back: everywhere you go in the Netherlands, throughout Europe or across the world, you will encounter graduates from this programme.
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score (Grade C):
C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
Enrolment in an MSc Programme at Wageningen University & Research requires:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Considering a higher education course in the Netherlands? You may be eligible for support in the form of a performance grant, a loan and a public transport student card.The Netherlands Fellowship Programme – NFP
The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) is a scholarships programme that was initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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