Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Sustainable Aquaculture Systems

The course covers the sustainable use of aquatic and marine resources for commercial exploitation for food and products. Students study the scientific rationale for improving aquatic animal health, production and reducing environmental impact and address the socio-economic factors.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a good Honours degree in a relevant subject. Applicants may also be considered if without recent formal qualifications. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: research skills and methods; sustainable use of resources in biological systems; health and production in aquaculture; contemporary issues in aquaculture; research project; plus optional modules; seafood processing (current perspectives); economics of the marine environment; science, systems and sustainability.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858