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  Aquaculture, Environment and Society MSc


Online University of the Highlands and Islands    Science, Health and Engineering

Full time September MSc, Erasmus Mundus 2 years full time
Agriculture (1) Environmental Sciences (13) Geography (17)

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The Aquaculture, Environment and Society MSc programme, offered through the Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree, is designed to address the global challenge of food provision and ecosystem restoration in the face of climate change. This programme provides specialised training to produce highly skilled graduates capable of meeting the increasing demand for sustainable aquaculture practices. With modules delivered by experts at renowned European institutions, students have the opportunity to study in three different countries, gaining valuable insights into aquaculture practices and policies. Entry requirements include a Bachelor's degree in environmental or social sciences, proficiency in English, and basic knowledge of French. Scholarships are available.

About the course

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree in Aquaculture, Environment and Society STAR (EMJMD ACES-STAR) offers specialised training to deliver highly skilled graduates capable of addressing the challenge of food provision for a growing world population and ecosystem restoration at a time of climate change. 

Food security and ecosystem restoration, through aquaculture, is of global importance and, in the face of declining resources, aquaculture will have an increasing demand for people with in-depth knowledge and practical expertise to enable this major industry to produce nutritious, high-quality, affordable foods and other products. Graduates will be capable of addressing these challenges and will have exciting international career opportunities.

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Entry Requirements

The EMJMD ACES-STAR programme has a truly global focus and looks to recruit students from all over the world. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in one of the fields of environmental or social sciences, as well as a good level of English (at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent). Basic French is recommended (although not essential, as intensive French language classes are provided) for day-to-day living in Semester 2. Admission is granted on the basis of a competitive selection procedure

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