Bachelor of Aquaculture and Marine Conservation
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Limited
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
This qualification is for school leavers, those working in the aquaculture industry and those wanting to enter the aquaculture industry who wish to gain an aquaculture specific vocational science degree. It will provide a systematic and coherent introduction to aquaculture and its relationship with the marine environment. It will support the achievement of sustainable growth in the aquaculture sector.
Graduates will have the specialised knowledge and practical skills along with the ability to adapt and apply them in a professional aquaculture context enabling them to work as research and development technicians or in technical and supervisory roles on a pathway to management in the aquaculture industry.
Students will be equipped with the personal attributes, specialised knowledge and professional technical skills required to make an immediate and valuable contribution to the aquaculture industry of New Zealand or internationally.
Key Information for Students
Academic requirements for applicants under 20 years, NCEA University Entrance OR any qualification recognised by NZQA as being equivalent. There are no minimum academic requirements for applicants 20 years or over; acceptance is at the discretion of the Head of Department. If English is not the applicant's first language they must provide evidence of an IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each band, issued within the last two years OR equivalent. Additional entry requirements for all applicants include an interview. It is strongly recommended that students enrolling on this Programme have achieved 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 in Statistics, Calculus or equivalent, 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 in a Science subject or equivalent. Distance learners must be employed or have recent relevant experience and access to a suitable aquaculture industry workplace, to undertake assignments and practical work required for specific courses, be able to attend compulsory residential workshops, be able to attend NMIT or a partner tertiary institute to complete examinations. In exceptional circumstances an applicant who does not meet the academic entry requirements may be accepted at the discretion of the Academic Committee.
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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