Degree: Master
University: University of Valencia , Faculty: Biology Faculty
City: Valencia , Country: Spain
Discipline: Natural Sciences
Ask for details
  • Start Date of Studies October
  • Admission deadline Pre-enrolment period from 5th November 2008 to 26th February 2009. Next phases see:
  • Language Spanish
    Complete information about this programme are not avalaible, for the time being, but this section is constantly updated. Come back soon! If you work at this university and you wish to add a piece of information or to update the content of this section, click here!
  • Programme Description

    Programme Description

    Aquaculture is the fastest growing food industry in the world and Spain is one of the largest fish consumers. Therefore, aquaculture has become an important supplier of fish into the market place.

    The development of Valencian aquaculture from the traditional small scale cultivation to intensive cage culture, has established Valencian aquaculture as one of the most important in Spain. This pioneering Master program, the first for the region of Valencia, gives the necessary knowledge and techniques in aquaculture, a subject of increasing importance in this region.

    This Master program (60 ECTS) will provide the students with knowledge and skills that will allow them to design and manage aquaculture facilities. It will also allow the development of the skills for evaluating and producing environmental impact assessments. Additionally, the syllabus will allow the student to develop an integrated management program, meet R&D requirements, and teach at tertiary education levels. This will facilitate the dissemination of aquaculture science within the wider community.

    This Master is targeted at students who have a bachelor´s degree in Biology, Marine Science, Environmental Science, Agriculture, Agriculture Engineering, Forestry Science, Pharmacy, Chemistry or Veterinary.

    The Master program is organized by the Faculty of Biology. Teaching will be given by the University of Valencia and the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Teaching within the University of Valencia will involve participation of the following departments: Functional Biology and Anthropology; Physics; Economics; Microbiology and Ecology; Analytic Chemistry; and Zoology. Teaching within the Polytechnic University of Valencia will involve the following departments: Animal Science; Science; Hydraulic Engineering; and Environment and Food Technology. Finally, with the collaboration of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, the Torre de la Sal Aquaculture Institute will also contribute to this Master program.

    The maximum number of students is restricted to 30.

    NOTE: The information provided is subject to possible modifications derived from the harmonization process of the European university systems required by the EHEA. (Bologna Declaration)


Study abroad search