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Aquatic Food Production - Safety and Quality (AQFood)

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

24 months
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About

The Master in Aquatic Food Production - Safety and Quality (AQFood) at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) focuses on production of aquatic food throughout the entire production and food supply chain, linking primary production including aquaculture and wild catch with processing and distribution to the consumers in terms of quality and safety.

Overview

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.

Why Study?

  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Primary Production (Aquaculture & Fisheries)
  • Processing & Technology
  • Safety & Health of Aquatic Food
  • Supply Chain Management, Innovation, Sustainability

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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
    • Translations
    • Documentation of English language proficiency
    • Documentation of financing

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

9420 - 15000 NOK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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