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Sustainable Aquaculture

University of St Andrews

M.Sc. Online
18 months
Duration
23090 GBP/year
23090 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MSc/PGDip in Sustainable Aquaculture at the University of St Andrews offers a range of part-time, e-learning, postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop students' critical understanding of the development and principles of aquaculture.

Overview

The Sustainable Aquaculture at the University of St Andrews is a distance learning modular programme is taught part time via an online e-learning platform offering online tutorial support, direct email contact with tutors, video streams and access to student bulletin boards. This structure allows students the maximum flexibility to complete their studies while continuing in their employment.

Highlights

  • Flexible modular e-learning allows students to complete their studies while continuing in their employment.
  • The course uses an online e-learning platform with tutorial support, direct contact with tutors, video steam and access to student bulletin boards.

Careers

Graduates will typically pursue a career in higher level management, research and development or business development within the global aquaculture business.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students to build their employability skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aquaculture and Fisheries
  • Biology for Aquaculture
  • Nutrition for Aquaculture
  • Health and Disease
  • Management, Husbandry and Sustainability
  • Markets, Products, Processing and Food Safety
  • Local and Global Impacts of Aquaculture

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.1 undergraduate Honours degree in a relevant biological science. Entry will also be offered following successful completion of the Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Aquaculture in conjunction with additional evidence of relevant professional experiential learning. 
  • CV
  • two original signed academic references
  • academic transcripts and degree certificates
  • English language requirements certificate
  • covering letter or letter of intent (optional).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23090 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23090 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    23090 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23090 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.

Postgraduate diploma: £15,400

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Sustainable Aquaculture
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University of St Andrews

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