Master's Degree in Aquaculture and Fisheries in Ås in Norway

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Aquaculture and Fisheries

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Students who are interested in fish and aquatic plants may consider an aquaculture and fisheries program. In such a program, students can learn about the different aspects of breeding fish and raising them, along with the proper care of marine plants.

Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Scandinavian unitary constitutional monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, Jan Mayen, the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard and the subantarctic Bouvet Island. Higher education in Norway is offered by a range of seven universities.

As is a municipality in Norway’s county named as Akershus. It is one of the fastest growing municipalities located in Akershus. Because the town facilitates agricultural activities, the high schools are also offering life sciences and agricultural specializations. Norweigan University of Life Sciences is the leading public university.

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Master in Aquatic Food Production - Safety and Quality (AQFood)

Norwegian University of Life Sciences NMBU
Campus 2 years August 2018 Norway Ås

QFood focuses on the production of aquatic food throughout the entire production and food supply chain, linking primary production including aquaculture and wild catch with processing and distribution to the consumers in terms of quality and safety. [+]

QFood focuses on the production of aquatic food throughout the entire production and food supply chain, linking primary production including aquaculture and wild catch with processing and distribution to the consumers in terms of quality and safety.

What can you use this qualification for? An increased demand for aquatic food in the world requires highly qualified candidates throughout the entire food chain. The growing aquatic food industry becomes more and more integrated, meaning that individual companies cover several parts of the entire value chain. What will you learn?

The program gives you a global understanding of the aquatic food production. You will learn about the entire value chain for aquatic food, from fishery and aquaculture throughout processing, distribution until the product reaches the consumer. The program is focusing on safety and quality, from sea to table.... [-]