Planit


Aquaculture

University of Stirling

Venues

Stirling Campus

Content

Semesters 1-4 cover biology and marine science modules, including: Our Blue Planet; Our Thirsty Planet; Laboratory Skills; Our Hungry Planet; and Evolution and Genetics.

During Semesters 5-8, core modules include: Microbiology and Animal Physiology, together with specialised modules such as Aquaculture Production Environments; and Genetics and Reproduction, plus an Aquaculture field course.

In Semesters 5 and 6, you could benefit from an exchange programme with various institutions across the world including Australia, Canada and the USA.

In Semester 7, you will study specialist modules such as Aquaculture Nutrition and Aquatic Disease, each led by one of the Institute’s major research groups.

Overseas projects in Semester 8 are encouraged and past projects have been located throughout Europe, North and South America, the Indian subcontinent, Asia, Oceania and Australasia.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (first sitting) or AAAB (two sittings) including one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

For entry to the three year Honours degree, you would need 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Biology and Environmental Science or Geography.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C164

Course Length

4 years

Department

Natural Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.stir.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals