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Mestrado em Aquacultura (Master in Aquaculture )

Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)

Portuguese, Portugal

Duration 4 semesters
Cost application fee: 60 euros; enrolment fee: general contigent: 0 euros; international student: 500 euros; tuition fee: general contigent: 1040 euros; international student: 3000 euros

In the present study cycle we aim to provide the students with advanced training in the area of Aquaculture. The Master’s course therefore seeks to apply current knowledge of modern and sustainable aquaculture, biologic concepts in nutrition, reproduction among others, planning and production and management of aquaculture facilities. The Aquaculture Master provides students with a logical sequence of learning that allows the acquisition of skills to perform the R&D, creation of new companies and coordination functions or direction in aquaculture companies. The structure of this course is divided into two distinct phases. Initially it provides a solid education that will allow the acquisition of skills in specific areas of aquaculture, lasting two semesters. The teachers involved, consisting mainly of PhD are a guarantee of and advanced quality and appropriate to the target level for a Master degree.


Holders of a degree or legal equivalent in the area of Marine Biology and Biotechnology, and related areas;

Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by a state according to this process in the area of Marine Biology and Biotechnology, Biology and related areas;

Holders of a foreign degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of a degree by the ScientificTechnical Council of ESTM in the area of marine biology and biotechnology or related areas

Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curricula who is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESTM.

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