University of Barcelona



Marine cultivation - Master of Aquaculture - Faculty of Biology - University of Barcelona

The master's degree Aquaculture is designed primarily for holders of bachelor's degrees or diplomas or for technical engineers who want to enhance their knowledge of aquaculture. The program seeks to train professionals for the aquaculture sector with a high level of scientific knowledge, a mastery of multidisciplinary techniques and the capacity to assume managerial responsibilities. The program offers students the chance to develop the skills needed to carry out research, development and innovation in the public and private sectors.
Postgraduates will be in demand for positions in a number of areas: varying degrees of responsibility in aquaculture production, new business start-ups, consulting firms, project development at the national and international level, aquaculture-related industries including the production of fish fodder, drugs and vaccines, the transformation of fish products, marketing, the pharmaceutical industry, public administration at all levels and research departments in the public and private sectors.

Basic information

Main universityUniversitat Barcelona
  • Universitat Barcelona
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Mode of deliveryPresencial
Bridging coursesNo
Faculty or schoolFaculty of Biology
Number of places available25
Language(s) of instructionSpanish, with some classes and talks in English (approximately 7% of scheduled activities)
Approximate price per credit27.67 euros per credit (82 euros for students who are not EU nationals and do not currently reside in Spain). Fees for the academic year 2021-2022