Future career - Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management

As an alumnus of the MSc programme Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management there are many job opportunities. To give you a small idea how your career could look like after your study we highlight some of the most common job types. Also, a few of our alumni tell about their jobs.

In the picture: Tim - Project manager


    Jobs after your master's

    • Professional: As a professional, 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 can choose universities or research institutes as your future professional environment.
    • Working abroad: 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.