- Aquaculture and Fisheries
Semesters 1-4 cover biology and marine science modules, including: Our Blue Planet; Our Thirsty Planet; Laboratory Skills; Our Hungry Planet; and Evolution and Genetics.
During Semesters 5-8, core modules include: Microbiology and Animal Physiology, together with specialised modules such as Aquaculture Production Environments; and Genetics and Reproduction, plus an Aquaculture field course.
In Semesters 5 and 6, you could benefit from an exchange programme with various institutions across the world including Australia, Canada and the USA.
In Semester 7, you will study specialist modules such as Aquaculture Nutrition and Aquatic Disease, each led by one of the Institute’s major research groups.
Overseas projects in Semester 8 are encouraged and past projects have been located throughout Europe, North and South America, the Indian subcontinent, Asia, Oceania and Australasia.
The Institute of Aquaculture brings together cross-disciplinary, world class researchers. We’ve a first-class international reputation in teaching, research, contract research and consultancy for aquaculture. We collaborate with academic research institutions throughout Europe and beyond, including Spain, China, Brazil, Norway and Thailand.