AQUACULTURE COURSES

Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Aquaculture (2 options) 

Online
44 weeks part time
£ See website
September 2021, January 2022
i Postgraduate Certificate

Course Director
Dr Neil Hazon
nh1@st-andrews.ac.uk

Course Deputy Director
Dr Jonathan David
jad1@st-andrews.ac.uk

Institution
University of St Andrews

Location
Courses are delivered 100% online

Course Description

The award of this qualification (PG Cert) requires 60 credits gained from taught modules over a one year period, each module is worth 10 credits. There are two courses available, one focusing on vertebrate species (salmon/trout/tilapia) and the other on invertebrate species (shrimp/prawns).

This qualification has the following modules:

The Global Aquaculture Industry

Vertebrates Core Modules

Aquaculture and fisheries
Biology for aquaculture
Nutrition
Health and disease
Fish and Invertebrate Biology

Vertebrates Option Modules

Management, husbandry and sustainability
Markets, products, processing and food safety
Local and global impacts of aquaculture
Aquaculture: Products and Markets

Invertebrates Core Modules

Aquaculture and fisheries
Biology for aquaculture
Nutrition
Health and disease
Aquaculture: Products and Markets

Invertebrates Option Modules

Management, husbandry and sustainability
Markets, products, processing and food safety
Local and global impacts of aquaculture

Entry Requirements

Students must hold an upper second class honours degree in Biological Science or other relevant discipline from a UK university or its foreign equivalent. 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. Overseas students whose first language is not English must provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English.

More information

If you are interested in these course, please contact Dr Neil Hazon, Course Director, for more information.

 

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