Master Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management

The master's Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management is a two-year MSc programme. You can specialise in Aquaculture; Marine Governance; Marine Resources and Ecology.

Oceans, seas, estuaries and lakes are major providers of ecosystem services such as food, tourism and coastal protection. In many cases, exploitation levels have bypassed the carrying capacity of these ecosystems. This has devastating effects on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning.

Do you want to learn about innovative and sustainable solutions to preserve marine biodiversity and its ecosystem functions? Are you going to tackle these issues, using an integrative approach to marine ecosystem management? Then this is the master’s for you.

Why this programme?

  • Combining natural sciences and social sciences to find integrative solutions
  • A lot of personal contact between teachers and students, informal study culture
  • Research institute WMR is part of Wageningen University & Research. This makes it possible to provide unique training opportunities in the marine field.
  • Internationally oriented programme

Study programme of Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management

On the Programme of Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management page you can find the general outline of the programme and more detailed information about courses, theses and internships. You can also compare this study programme with similar programmes from Wageningen University & Research and other universities.

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Within the master's programme you can choose one of the following specialisations:

Application and admission

Interested in taking part in the programme of Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management? Find out more about the specific Admission requirements and the application procedures.

Student experiences

The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people. Students share their experiences with you about the master's programme and student life in Wageningen on the page Student experiences.

What moves me? Preserving the oceans is our key responsibility.
Sara - Student MSc Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management

Future career

What are your possibilities after graduating? Read more about Career perspectives and opportunities after finishing the programme.