Aquaculture has been expected to play an important role in relieving the growing need for health, tasty and sustainably produced food.For decades, the aquaculture sector is the fastest-growing food production system globally and is the only option to reduce the pressure on levelling or declining wild fisheries. Since 2014, its contribution to the supply of food for human consumption has exceeded wild-caught fish.
With a Master in Aquaculture, you’ll gain knowledge and expertise that’ll be sought after by many employers in the years to come.
With a Masters in Health Management in Aquaculture from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) , you can contribute to global food security. You’ll gain knowledge and expertise that’ll be sought after by many employers, as this field of study will become increasingly important. For decades, the aquaculture sector is the fastest-growing food production system globally and is the only option to reduce the pressure on levelling or declining wild fisheries. Since 2014, its contribution to the supply of food for human consumption has exceeded wild-caught fish. You’ll gain knowledge and expertise that’ll be sought after by many employers in the years to come.
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Programme StructureThis is what you’ll learn
- Possess a broad knowledge at an advanced level in essential disciplines underpinning health management in aquaculture (immunology, applied microbiology, virology, etc.)
- Integrate understanding of fish and shellfish (micro)-biology, immunology, genetics and (viral) diseases in the use of aquatic organisms in aquatic production systems.
- Design and implement strategies for innovative health management in aquaculture
- Design a research plan in which the problem definition, hypothesis, research objectives and research questions are described in relation to relevant literature.
- Acquire a scientific approach to formulate and test hypotheses to design research protocols and to collect and analyze data.
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesHealth Management Aquaculture & Fisheries View 5 other Masters in Health Management in Norway
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Hold a Bachelor's degree of 180ECTS (is equivalent to 3y) from a university or recognized equivalent
- Demonstrate through their transcripts or records to have successfully acquired:
- Basic science training in at least 5 out of 7 of the following fields: (i) Mathematics; (ii) Physics; (iii) Chemistry; (iv) Biochemistry; (v) Biology; (vi) Microbiology; (vii) Engineering
- Statistics level 1 and 2
- Some academic or professional background in aquaculture is highly recommended
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.