Compare the master's Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management

There are several study programmes resembling this master's, but they have a slightly different focus. The combination of ecology/biology and social science in an international context is what makes the master’s Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management unique.

Compare the programme in Wageningen

The master's Animal Sciences and the master's Biology focus on biological and ecological processes, whereas the master's Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management focuses on the interaction between the ecological processes and societal demand from a variety of perspectives.

The master's Forest and Nature Conservation addresses terrestrial nature whereas Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management studies marine and aquatic nature. Both focus on the management of living nature including its sustainable use by humans.

The master's Environmental Sciences also focuses on sustainable management and societal demand in the general sense. It may also study the physics and chemistry of the aquatic ecosystem. The master's Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management, however, also includes a strong dose of biology and domain knowledge of oceans, coastal areas and lakes.

The master's Health Management in Aquaculture focuses on a sustainable supply of healthy seafood and the challenges of global food demand and overfishing.

Compare the programme with other universities

There are several marine masters outside of the Netherlands, for example in Norway, Belgium, UK and Denmark. You can also study marine topics at some Dutch Universities. If you are interested, please take a look at their websites for more information.