Aquaculture and Fishery Science is an interesting field of study and there are many global academic institutions where Aquaculture and Fishery Science programmes are offered. Curtin University of Technology, James Cook University and University of Tasmania, all located in Australia, are among the preferred higher education destinations for overseas students for doing courses in Aquaculture and Fishery Science.
Doctor of Philosophy in Aquaculture, Graduate Certificate of Science in Aquaculture, Graduate Diploma of Science in Aquaculture, Master of Applied Science in Aquaculture and Master of Science in Aquaculture by Research programmes are conducted at the James Cook University. Curtin University of Technology offers a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Aquaculture, duration of which may vary from three to four years. An Associate Degree in Aquaculture is available at the University of Tasmania.
TAFE institutions in Australia are also preferred for Aquaculture and Fishery Science courses. TAFE South Australia offers Diploma of Seafood Industry in Aquaculture while Certificate II in Seafood Industry in Fishing Operations, Certificate III in Seafood Industry in Aquaculture, Diploma of Seafood Industry in Aquaculture and Vocational Graduate Diploma of Marine Hatchery Management are conducted at the Challenger TAFE, Australia. Certificate III in Seafood Industry in Aquaculture and Certificate IV in Seafood Industry in Aquaculture are also available at the TAFE NSW – North Coast Institute, Australia. Duration of these certificate programmes varies from three months to one year. Cost of education is approximately AUS $9,195 for the entire course. Course begins in the month of July.
Another popular name in the field of Aquaculture and Fishery Science education is that of the Great Southern TAFE, Australia. A Certificate III in Seafood Industry in Aquaculture is available at the Great Southern TAFE, Australia. Cost of this course is about AUS $10,000 for the entire course and course duration is three months to one year. Course starts in the month of February.