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For many high school graduates, enrolling in a course is an advantageous next step to continue their education and work toward a career. Courses can introduce students to a given field of study and prepare them for higher education or entry-level jobs in that area. What is a course in aquaculture and fisheries? This is an area of study that focuses on the raising of fish and other seafood in capti… Read more

For many high school graduates, enrolling in a course is an advantageous next step to continue their education and work toward a career. Courses can introduce students to a given field of study and prepare them for higher education or entry-level jobs in that area.

What is a course in aquaculture and fisheries? This is an area of study that focuses on the raising of fish and other seafood in captivity. Fisheries help supply a great deal of fish in today's market, thereby decreasing the strain that fishing has on wild species. Students in these courses are often given assignments on topics that range from hydrology to marine biology and ecology. The curriculum teaches students about the inner workings of fisheries, as well as their impact on local ecosystems.

One key benefit to taking a course in aquaculture and fisheries is that the demand for fish is increasing by the day. Fisheries must be able to meet this demand, which can mean an expansion of facilities and staff. For this reason, students who take this course and who are interested in seeking careers within fisheries have a good chance of being able to do so. 

Different courses in aquaculture and fisheries have various costs. Tuition, enrollment and registration fees will depend largely on the size of the school and where it is located. Contact a school's admissions office directly for more information.

Graduates of these programs of study have a wide range of career options open to them. For those students who are interested in management level positions within the aquaculture industry, higher education may be necessary. Students can also opt to begin work in entry-level positions within fishery complexes right away. On the other hand, the skills and knowledge gained from this path of study can also be translated into a number of other related fields, such as wildlife preservation.

If you are interested in applying to a course in aquaculture and fisheries, our searchable database of programs can help get you started. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The Sustainable Aquaculture modular course allows students to study individual modules from a range of part-time, e-learning, postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop s ... +

The Sustainable Aquaculture modular course allows students to study individual modules from a range of part-time, e-learning, postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop students' critical understanding of the development and principles of aquaculture. The credits for each module successfully completed may be transferred and contribute towards a postgraduate qualification (PG Cert, PGDip, MSc) at a later date. -
Courses
Full-time
9 - 12 weeks
English
14 Sep 2020
Online
 
Fleming College
Peterborough, Canada +3 More

Aquaculture involves a range of activities, related principally to farming marine and freshwater fish and seafood. The salmon industry accounts for the majority of aquaculture ... +

Aquaculture involves a range of activities, related principally to farming marine and freshwater fish and seafood. The salmon industry accounts for the majority of aquaculture operations in Canada. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Fleming College
Peterborough, Canada +3 More

The Fish and Wildlife Technician program can lead you into a rewarding career, combining your love of the outdoors and keen interest in fish and wildlife, with a commitment to ... +

The Fish and Wildlife Technician program can lead you into a rewarding career, combining your love of the outdoors and keen interest in fish and wildlife, with a commitment to responsible resource management. -
Courses
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 

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