The Nordic Master Programme in “Aquatic Food production – Safety and Quality” AQFood focuses on production of aquatic food throughout the entire production and food supply chain, linking primary production including aquaculture and wild catch with processing and distribution to the consumers in terms of quality and safety. The AQFood Nordic Master Programme offers three distinct study lines of specialization, one dealing with Aquatic Production, a second study line dealing with Natural Resources and a third one dealing with Industrial Production. All study lines take the entire value chain as a unique starting point.
Keys elements of the Master Programme
A double degree (60/60 ECTS)
Three Universities of entry UMB, NTNU, DTU depending on the study track
First semester (30 ECTS) essentially as e-learning
Specialisation line specific to the university combinations
Mobility requirement after first year
Focus on the entire aquatic value chain from resource to consumer table
Strong link to the industries in the aquatic food sector
The Nordic Master Programme in “Aquatic Food production – Safety and Quality” AQFood is a 120 ECTS double degree obtained in two years. It is a requirement that you start at one University and finish at another University depending on your choice for the specialization.
The first two semesters are taking place either at UMB, NTNU, or DTU with three possible study tracks:
The last two semesters take place at one of the 5 universities depending on the study track you have chosen.
Study tracks with mobility and specialization for AQfood students