1 year
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 12,013
NZD 18,000
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Aquaculture will give you an advanced theoretical understanding and the technical and practical skills related to sustainable aquaculture practices. There is a strong emphasis on practical and applied learning. This programme is designed to build on scientific knowledge gained from your previous degree level study. It will provide you with the skills to critically assess aquaculture systems. As part of an internship or in your existing employment, you will also complete an industry research project. This will encourage you to support the development of sustainable growth in the aquaculture sector through innovation. The Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Aquaculture has been developed in consultation with the aquaculture and scientific community as well as industry representatives. It is designed to be flexible enough to meet today’s needs and those of the future, locally, nationally and internationally.

Entry Requirements

  • Graduated with a degree or honours degree in any science discipline from a New Zealand tertiary institution accredited to offer qualifications at this level;
  • Or graduated with a degree from an overseas tertiary institution, deemed by the Academic Committee to be of equivalent standing.

English Language Requirements

  • An international English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each band) issued within the last two years or equivalent.

Other Requirements

  • Applicants are required to provide two confidential references from people who are able to affirm the applicant is of good character and reputation.