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Undergraduate Certificate: Course Structure

Course Summary:

To obtain the undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Aquaculture students will be required to satisfactorily complete three distance learning modules as titled below:

  • Module 1: The global aquaculture industry (BL 1801)
  • Module 2: Fish and Invertebrate Biology (BL 2802)
  • Module 3: Aquaculture: Products and markets (BL2803) OR Aquaculture Nutrition (BL2804) OR Aquaculture Health (BL2805)
  • Each module is divided into a series of topics with associated assessments, tutorials and case studies. There will be a monitored examination at the end of each module.

    Students can expect to spend 4-6 hours studying per topic. A new topic is published each week, but does not necessarily need to be completed that week.

    The next course will take place over a 40 week period.

    Course Dates:

    Next course begins September

    Fees: Course fees can be found here

    This will need to be paid to the University of St Andrews before commencement of the course. Payment details will be provided once your application has been accepted.

    Alternatively payment plans are possible to spread the cost of paying the fees during the course.

    If you would like to have a chat regards payment options or any other aspect of the course, please feel free to contact the Course Director, Neil Hazon, who will happily answer any of your queries.

    Telephone: + 44 (0) 1334 463451