Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management, M.Sc. | Wageningen University and Research | Wageningen, Netherlands
24 months
Duration
19600 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management programme at the Wageningen University and Research is a two-year MSc programme. You can specialise in Aquaculture; Marine Governance; Marine Resources and Ecology.

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Overview

Oceans, seas, estuaries and lakes are major providers of ecosystem goods and services such as food, tourism and coastal protection. In many cases, exploitation levels have bypassed the carrying capacity of these ecosystems leading to devastating effects on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning.

Do you want to learn about innovative and sustainable solutions to preserve marine biodiversity and its ecosystem functions? Are you going to tackle these issues, using an integrative approach to marine ecosystem management? Then the Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management programme at the Wageningen University and Research is the master for you.

What makes the master's Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management unique?

  • Combining natural sciences and social sciences to find integrative solutions
  • A lot of personal contact between teachers and students, informal study culture
  • Research institute IMARES is part of Wageningen University & Research. This makes it possible to provide unique training opportunities in the marine field.
  • Internationally oriented programme

Future career - Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management

Alumni of the Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management degree from Wageningen University and Research have many job opportunities. 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. Below we highlight some of the most common job types. Also, a few of our alumni share their stories about their jobs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Life History of Aquatic Organisms
  • Marine Systems
  • Trends in Aquaculture
  • Aquaculture
  • Marine Resources and Ecology
  • Marine Governance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Sept: Application via Studielink will open in October.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A WUR BSc degree in Animal Sciences, Forest and Nature Conservation, Environmental Sciences, a Dutch BSc in Biology, or equivalent.
  • An assessment of the student's expertise in at least: Biology (ecology, animal physiology and morphology). And two of the following four topics: Aquaculture, Chemistry, Marine governance and policy development, Natural resources management
  • At least one course in the previous education specifically focused on: Statistics (formulate hypotheses for population means, t-tests, confidence intervals, normal and binomial distributions), Mathematics (linear algebra, calculus, differentiation, integration, first order differential equations, systems of linear equations, vectors and vector geometry, matrices and determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, functions of two variables)
  • Transcript of records displaying the content of previous course subjects and project work;
  • Curriculum vitae.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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