M.Sc. On Campus

Aquaculture and Fisheries

University of Algarve

24 months
4000 EUR/year
1100 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master in Aquaculture and Fisheries at University of Algarve has two specializations: one in Aquaculture and another in Fisheries. In addition to the predominant areas of the Aquaculture and Fisheries Sciences course, other important areas are Environmental Sciences and Biological Sciences.



This master in Aquaculture and Fisheries at University of Algarve will provide students with the knowledge and training required for the assessment, management, conservation and sustainable exploitation of living resources. Provide students with the knowledge and training required for the production of species in different aquaculture production systems. Training of professionals for aquaculture and fisheries. Provide skills that enable lifelong learning in a self-oriented or autonomous manner. Create the competencies during the Masters to enable progress to a higher level of specialization at the PhD level. To train professionals able to communicate their knowledge to the scientific as well as non-scientific public.

Programme Structure


  • Topics in aquaculture, fisheries and conservation
  • Techniques in molecular and celular biology
  • Fisheries economics
  • Fisheries technology and evaluation of resources
  • Management and conservation
  • Socio-economic dimension of fisheries
  • Transformation of aquatic products

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee: 50 Euros

    • Simple photocopy of passport or identification document
    • Declaration on honor that it meets the conditions required
    • Document proving the completion of Portuguese secondary education or equivalent, or the necessary and sufficient qualification for access to higher education in the country of origin, duly certified by the competent authorities
    • Document proving the classification obtained
    • Proof of language proficiency in the language of instruction
    • The candidate will have to prove, by means of a certificate, the domain independent of the language in which the course is taught, under the terms foreseen for levels B1 and B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1100 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Faro

400 - 800 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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