Nordic Master in Aquatic Food Production
Master (2 years) of Science Aquatic Food Production, 120 ECTSEngineering
|Institution||Technical University of Denmark (DTU)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||7500 EUR|
|Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH)||0 EUR|
DescriptionThe Nordic master's programme in "Aquatic Food Production - Safety and Quality" (AQFood) focuses on the production of aquatic food throughout the entire production and food supply chain, linking primary production including aquaculture and wild catch with processing and distribution to consumers in relation to quality and safety.
The AQFood Nordic master's programme offers three distinct study lines of specialization, one dealing with Aquatic Production, a second study line dealing with Natural Resources and a third line dealing with Industrial Production.
All study lines take the entire value chain as a unique starting point.
The language of instruction is English. Upon graduation, students will receive a degree from each of the two universities in which they spent a part of their studies, thus receiving a double degree.
Keys elements of the master’s programme:
- a double degree (60/60 ECTS)
- three universities of entry–UMB, NTNU and DTU–depending on the study track
- first semester (30 ECTS) essentially as e-learning offered in collaboration between the partners
- specialization line specific to the university combinations
- mobility requirement after first year
- focus on the entire aquatic value chain from resource to consumer table
- strong link to the industries in the aquatic food sector.
Career OpportunitiesThe AQFood programme is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the aquatic food production, whether they will be professionals in aquaculture production, industrial food production, natural resource management or related research, teaching and consulting activities
AdmissionTo be admitted to this programme, you must have an academic bachelor degree.
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For Non-EU/EEA citizens there is an application fee.
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In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read about the language requirements of Technical University of Denmark.
Apply directly at Technical University of Denmark with all relevant documentation.
Read more about application procedures and deadlines.
To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Technical University of Denmark directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition
Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.
TuitionThere is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.
For Further InformationInformation from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.
You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in
Guide to diploma recognition
About the Educational System in general visit the section
The Danish Higher Education System