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Health Management in Aquaculture 

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
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About

With a Masters in Health Management in Aquaculture from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), you’ll play an essential role in securing global food safety. With a world population expected to exceed nine billion by 2050, it’s estimated that we’ll need a necessary 70% increase in food production, to provide enough food for all.

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Overview

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.

Job opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

This 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.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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