Advance level Modular Courses
Our Sustainable Aquaculture Postgraduate modules are each available as shorter 12 week courses. These allow students to focus their studies on specific areas of interest and/or to study for a Postgraduate qualification in a more manageable way. The modules on offer provide students with credits towards a full Postgraduate qualification. Each module is worth either 10 or 20 credits.
Aquaculture and fisheries – 10 credits
Biology for aquaculture (all species) – 20 credits
Biology for invertebrate species (shrimp/prawn etc.) – 10 credits
Biology for vertebrate species (salmon/trout/tilapia/other fish) – 10 credits
Nutrition for aquaculture (all species) – 20 credits
Nutrition for invertebrate species (shrimp/prawn) – 10 credits
Nutrition for vertebrate species (salmon/trout/tilapia/other fish) – 10 credits
Management, husbandry and sustainability – 10 credits
Health and disease (all species) – 20 credits
Health and disease for invertebrate species (shrimp/prawn etc.) – 10 credits
Health and disease for vertebrate species (salmon/trout/tilapia/other fish) – 10 credits
Markets, products, processing and food safety – 10 credits
Local and global impacts of aquaculture – 10 credits
Breeding and genetics – 10 credits
Welfare and ethics – 10 credits
Recirculation aquaculture systems – 10 credits
Ornamental and aquaria production – 10 credits
Larval rearing – 10 credits
Students must hold an upper second class honours degree in Biological Science or other relevant discipline from a UK university or its foreign equivalent. Overseas students whose first language is not English must provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English. In line with the University’s drive to widen access, additional evidence of relevant professional experiential learning (RPEL) may be taken into account for entry.
If you are interested in these course, please contact Dr Neil Hazon, Course Director, for more information.