Masters Programs in Aquaculture and Fisheries

Compare 7 Masters Programs in Aquaculture and Fisheries

A master’s degree in aquaculture and fisheries is for students who desire to play a professional role in the global expansion of aquaculture. There are career opportunities worldwide in aquatic farming, resource management, research, conflict resolution and more.


A student may wonder, what is a Master in Aquaculture and Fisheries? This advanced degree prepares an individual to build a career in what is becoming a major facet in many international economies. It is a course of study intended to enrich the student’s understanding of the balance between food production and aquatic realities. Across many parts of Asia and in other areas of the world, aquaculture may be critical to moving populations away from a dependence on overfished resources. Students learn how to assess sensitive wild resources in order to protect them from overfishing, industrial waste and pollution. Studies include nutrition and feed technologies, water quality, coastal management, wetlands ecosystems, seed production and tourism.


Among the benefits of a master’s degree in aquaculture and fisheries is the kind of cutting edge knowledge of technologies and approaches to food production and resource preservation that are changing sustainable growing dynamics all over the world. A degree can start a student on a career that spans international boundaries and may improve habitats and food resources for communities all over the world.


Fees and tuition for an advanced degree may vary from program to program. Contact the admissions office of the school of your choice for details regarding fee and tuition schedules.


Careers in aquaculture and fisheries range from research and development of farmed species to consulting on growth and sustainability for private and non-governmental agencies. Occupations include farming, hatchery technician, biological science technician, shellfish culturist, aquatic animal health coordinator or fish research assistant. A master’s degree provides the in-depth background and understanding to be effective in positions within government ministries, research institutions and international tourism operations.


Begin your journey to a rewarding career in an expanding field today by starting a master’s program in aquaculture and fisheries. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

7 Results in Aquaculture and Fisheries

Master's degree in sustainable management of fishery resources

Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 year September 2019 Spain Las Palmas de Gran Canaria + 1 more

Centre: Faculty of Marine Sciences Qualifications: Master's Degree in Sustainable Management of Fisheries Resources. Type: Master. Rama Sciences. ECTS Credit Hours: 25

MPhil in Fisheries Science

University of Ghana
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Ghana Accra

YEAR 1 (24 credits minimum and 36 credits maximum for Year 1). Course Codes. OCFS 603 Coastal Zone Management 2. OCFS 605 Statistics and Computing 2

Master in Mariculture

University of Dubrovnik
Campus Full-time 2 years October 2019 Croatia Dubrovnik

The graduate study in Mariculture lasts two years, i.e. four semesters (120 ECTS credits). Upon completion of the graduate study, students acquire the academic degree of Master in Mariculture. Finishing the graduate study, a student can opt for the postgraduate study. Applied Marine Science.

Master in Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM)

Asian Institute of Technology School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)
Campus Full-time 4 semesters June 2019 Thailand Rangsit

AARM is committed to improving regional institutional capacity in aquaculture and aquatic resources management and related fields through innovative approaches that integrate education, research, and outreach.

Master's Program - Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Umeå Alsike Alnarp + 2 more

The Master's Program - Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations covers different aspects of the management and conservation of fish and wildlife, including scientific theory and methods, as well as relevant laws and conventions at the international level.

Master's degree in aquaculture

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full-time 3 semesters September 2019 Spain A Coruña

This Master has been designed to provide the student with advanced, specific and multidisciplinary training geared towards academic training, research and professionalization in Aquaculture.

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

Norwegian University of Life Sciences NMBU
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2020 Norway As

AQFood 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.