An increased demand for aquatic food in the world requires highly qualified candidates throughout the entire food chain. The growing aquatic food industry becomes more and more integrated, meaning that individual companies cover several parts of the entire value chain.
The Master in Aquatic Food Production - Safety and Quality (AQFood) at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) gives you a global understanding of the aquatic food production. You will learn about the entire value chain for aquatic food, from fishery and aquaculture throughout processing, distribution until the product reaches the consumer. The program is focusing on safety and quality, from sea to table.
- The demand for aquatic food throughout the world is increasing, resulting in increased need for high qualified candidates in the entire aquatic food chain.
- The growing aquatic food industry becomes more and more integrated, and individual companies are resents larger parts of the entire value chain.
- This program is adapted to this development, giving knowledge on the entire chain with important interactions.
- Primary Production (Aquaculture & Fisheries)
- Processing & Technology
- Safety & Health of Aquatic Food
- Supply Chain Management, Innovation, Sustainability
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A relevant bachelor or equivalent degree in life science or engineering.
- Copy of foreign passport or ID card
- Documentation of upper secondary school
- Documentation of higher education
- Courses to be completed
- Documentation of English language proficiency
- Documentation of financing
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
- Since NMBU is a publicly funded state university, there are no tuition fees.
- However, most students must pay a small semester fee.
Living costs for Ås
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.