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Universitat de Barcelona Master's Degree in Aquaculture
Universitat de Barcelona

Master's Degree in Aquaculture

Barcelona, Spain

1 Years


Full time

Sep 2024

EUR 28 / per credit *


* 27.67 euros per credit (82 euros for students who are not EU nationals and do not currently reside in Spain). Fees for the academic year 2023-2024


The programme seeks to train professionals for the aquaculture sector with a high level of scientific knowledge, a mastery of multidisciplinary techniques and the capacity to assume managerial responsibilities. It offers students the chance to develop the skills needed to carry out research, development and innovation in the public and private sectors.

The master's degree in Aguaculture provides knowledge based on production, sustainability and responsibility. It introduces students to advances in nutrition, metabolism and the growth of aquaculture species. It enables them to stay up to date with advances in nutrition, metabolism and growth in aquaculture species, and the opportunities for qualitative improvement of the product.

​​​​​​​Graduates of the master's degree in Aquaculture will find employment in a number of areas: positions with varying degrees of responsibility in aquaculture production, new business start-ups, consulting firms, project development at the national and international level, aquaculture-related industries including the production of fish fodder, drugs and vaccines, the transformation of fish products, marketing, the pharmaceutical industry, public administration at all levels and research departments in the public and private sectors.

The degree is designed primarily for holders of bachelor's degrees or diplomas or for technical engineers who want to enhance their knowledge of aquaculture.

Distinguishing Features:

  • Interuniversity Master with the participation of three leading universities in Catalonia
  • The synergy between the three participating universities forms a comprehensive proposal covering the range of aquaculture expertise from fundamentals aspects
    (physiology, pathology, immunology) to the most applied ones (environment, engineering, production technology, economy)
  • Excellent Accreditation by the AQU– the Catalan agency for Universities and Research
  • Final Master Project:
    • Research or innovation project (production or technology) within one of the fields of aquaculture
    • In a company or research group at a national and international university or institute



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