Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £20
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,600
Domestic tuition: £13,100

Program overview

Semesters 1-4 cover biology and marine science modules, including: Our Blue Planet; Our Thirsty Planet; Laboratory Skills; Our Hungry Planet; and Evolution and Genetics. During Semesters 5-8, optional modules include: Microbiology and Animal Physiology, together with specialised modules such as Aquaculture Environment and Disease; Aquaculture Genetics; Reproduction and Nutrition, plus an Aquaculture field course. In Semesters 5 and 6, you could benefit from an exchange programme with various institutions across the world including Australia, Canada and the USA. Overseas projects in Semester 8 are encouraged and past projects have been located throughout Europe, North and South America, the Indian subcontinent, Asia, Oceania and Australasia. The Institute of Aquaculture brings together cross-disciplinary, world class researchers. This is a first-class international reputation in teaching, research, contract research and consultancy for aquaculture.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
SQA Advanced Highers: AABB or equivalents. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component IBT TOEFL 80 with no subtest less than 17 Trinity ISE II Pass overall and Pass in each sub-skill, ISE III Pass overall and in all sub-skills, ISE IV Pass overall and in all sub-skills

Career opportunities

A graduate in Aquaculture is well equipped to enter both the expanding field of aquaculture or related positions, including: aquaculture development aquaculture production hatchery companies fish farm companies environmental impact assessment environmental and conservation fields pollution control pharmaceutical companies fisheries management governmental regulatory departments. In addition, there is a wide range of more general graduate employment opportunities, such as with biotechnological companies, bioinformatics, health and clinical sciences, forensic science, medical sales and marketing, science journalism and teaching.

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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