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Applicants should have a general background in life sciences, health sciences or agricultural engineering, with specific training in the biology, ecology and physiology of aquatic organisms or systems of aquaculture production (technology and facilities). A basic knowledge of English is required.
Admission requirements - Official degree
In accordance with Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/29 October 2007, students must hold one of the following qualifications to access university master’s degree courses:
- An official Spanish degree.
- A degree issued by a higher education institution within the European Higher Education Area framework that authorizes the holder to access university master’s degree courses in the country of issue.
- A qualification from outside the framework of the European Higher Education Area. In this case, the qualification should be recognized as equivalent to an official Spanish degree. If it is not recognized, the University of Barcelona shall verify that it corresponds to a level of education that is equivalent to official Spanish degrees and that it authorizes the holder to access university master’s degree courses in the country of issue. Admission shall not, in any case, imply that prior qualifications have been recognized as equivalent to a Spanish master’s degree and does not confer recognition for any purposes other than that of admission to the master’s degree course.
For admission to the master's degree Aquaculture, applicants should hold an official bachelor's degree, undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in any area related to life sciences, environmental sciences, marine sciences, veterinary science or agricultural engineering
The admission requirements list the qualifications needed for admission to this master’s degree. Students with qualifications not listed above will require a favourable report from the Master’s Degree Committee to gain admittance
It is recommended to have a level of English language competence equivalent to B2 in the European Common Framework of Reference for Languages.
The selection criteria will be prioritized:
• student's academic record (average mark of the degree / degree that gives access to the master): 75%
• The curricular or professional experience in the field of the master (articles, participation in conferences, courses, professional activity in the sector, etc.): 25%