Future career - Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management

Alumni of the MSc programme Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management have many job opportunities. National borders will not hold you back: everywhere you go in the Netherlands, throughout Europe or across the world you will encounter graduates from this programme. Below we highlight some of the most common job types. Also, a few of our alumni share their stories about their jobs.

In the picture: Tim - Project manager

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    After graduation

    • Expert: As an expert, you usually work in multidisciplinary teams for aquaculture and fisheries companies, feed producers, public aquaria in zoo’s or in ornamental fish production and husbandry.
    • Consultant or policy adviser: You can work for multilateral, national and regional governmental agencies or NGO’s (World Bank, FAO, ministries, provinces, water boards, WWF, the North Sea foundation etc.). Moreover, at private companies there is an increasing demand for production chain management (e.g. Aholt, Heiploeg).
    • Researcher: You could become a researcher at a university or a research institute.
    • Other: There are many other options like starting your own company, working in communication, education, etcetera.

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