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A minimum of a second class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.
Months of entry
Our Aquatic Pathobiology postgraduate degree gives you a unique opportunity to study the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of aquatic animal diseases in cultured organisms. You’ll study at the Institute of Aquaculture, one of the top institutions in this field. The Institute is internationally recognised for both research and teaching and has more than 70 staff and 80 postgraduate students. This Masters in Aquatic Pathobiology has been taught at the Institute for almost 40 years and is the only postgraduate degree of its kind in the world.
The course combines high-quality, practical work and field visits with class-based training in aquatic disease diagnosis and health management challenges drawn from real situations. You’ll also develop an understanding of the biology, husbandry and environment of farmed aquatic species.
The course can also be seen as preparation for anyone who plans to do a PhD in aquatic animal health or disease.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills:
· IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill
· Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 169 with minimum of 162 in each skill
· Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 with minimum 162 in each skill
· Pearson Test of English (Academic): 54 with 51 in each component
· IBT TOEFL: 80 with no subtest less than 17
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- John Bostock
- +44 (0)1786 467874