Aquaculture Management

Bachelor's degree in Bodø

Do you want to work in the exciting and international world of the seafood industry, and contribute to sustainable seafood production? Our bachelor's programme in Aquaculture Management provides you with the skills you need to join the industry. A broad combination of courses in management, biology and economy, as well as an industry internship, provides you with a solid knowledge and skills base for a career within the aquaculture sector.

Programme description

Do you want to work in the exciting and international world of the seafood industry, and contribute to sustainable seafood production? Our bachelor's programme in Aquaculture Management provides you with the skills you need to join the industry. A broad combination of courses in management, biology and economy, as well as an industry internship, provides you with a solid knowledge and skills base for a career within the aquaculture sector.

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Admission requirements

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

English language proficiency

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Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the programme:

Knowledge The candidate:

  • has broad knowledge of important topics and methods within the aquaculture industry
  • is familiar with research and development work in the field of aquaculture
  • can update his/her knowledge in the field of aquaculture -biology, -economics and -leadership
  • has knowledge of the aquaculture history, traditions, distinctive character and place in society

Skills The candidate:

  • can apply academic knowledge and relevant results of research and development work to practical and theoretical problems and make well-founded choices
  • can reflect upon his/her own academic practice and adjust it under supervision
  • can find, evaluate and refer to information and scholarly subject matter and present it in a manner that sheds light on the problem
  • masters relevant scholarly tools, techniques and forms of communication used in the aquaculture industry

General competence The candidate:

  • has insight into relevant academic and professional ethical issues related to the aquaculture industry
  • can plan and carry out varied assignments and projects over time, alone or as part of a group, and in accordance with ethical requirements and principles for the aquaculture industry
  • can communicate important academic subject matters in the field of aquaculture biology, technology and economics both in writing, orally and on web.
  • can exchange opinions and experiences with others with similar background from the aquaculture sector, thereby contributing to the development of good practice
  • is familiar with new thinking and innovation processes in aquaculture

Job opportunities

The program qualifies for a broad range of positions within the aquaculture industry, depending on the candidate's previous experiences. The program qualifies to enter several levels in companies and organizations in the aquaculture industry, to work in the public administration and supplier industry for aquaculture equipment and directly in the production of aquaculture organisms.

Further education

The programme qualifies candidates for applying for the MSc programme in Biosciences and nordic master (MARBIO) at Nord University, provided the applicant having taken a course in mathematics and statistics.

Study abroad

Below you will find an overview of our partner universities where you, as a student in Aquaculture Management, can travel to:

AUSTRALIA
James Cook University

NEW ZAELAND
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

CANADA
Vancouver Island University

USA
Humboldt State University
University of New England

NETHERLANDS
Wageningen University

SCOTLAND
University of Stirling

 

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline No international admission
ECTS Credits 180
Study level Bachelor
Scope Full time
Teaching language Norwegian
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Bodø

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline No international admission

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