Program Details

This programme provides knowledge of the growing aquaculture industry
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:

Program Overview

Program Description:
This programme provides knowledge of the growing aquaculture industry from a multi-disciplinary approach with emphasis on sustainable use of aquatic and marine resources for commercial exploitation for food and products. The scientific rationale for improving aquatic animal health, production and reducing environmental impact, as well as socio-economic factors will be addressed. Aquaculture is now recognised as the fastest growth sector of agribusiness on a global scale with an estimated annual increase in production amounting to over 10% with nearly 50% of total seafood production derived from various culture systems (FAO 2006).

Additional Program Information

Not applicable.
Financial Aid:
A good degree in a relevant subject. Applicants without recent formal qualifications may be considered.
International Requirements:
Applicants with overseas qualifications can check their comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service. If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying. For further advice on the appropriateness of overseas qualification and proficiency in the use of English, please contact our International Office. The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5.