Aquaculture (2019)

The major in Aquaculture provides students with the opportunity to develop graduate attributes that are recognised as appropriate by professional scientists working within the broad subject areas of whole organism biology, ecology, and biodiversity, and that are well suited to related employment opportunities within their chosen discipline subjects.

Aquaculture is available as a major for the BSc. Aquaculture may also be taken as a second major or as a minor, subject to academic approval of the Faculty in which the student is enrolled.

To complete Aquaculture as a single major, students must gain 135 points including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete AQCUL101, MARIN101, AQCUL201, AQCUL202, BIOEB203, EARTH241 and 45 points from AQCUL301, AQCUL302, EARTH341 and MARIN301.

To complete Aquaculture as part of a double major, students must gain 120 points including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete AQCUL101, MARIN101, AQCUL201, AQCUL202, BIOEB203, EARTH241 and 30 points from AQCUL301, AQCUL302, EARTH341 and MARIN301, including one of AQCUL301 or AQCUL302.

To complete a minor in Aquaculture, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Aquaculture major, including at least 30 points above 100 level. Students must complete AQCUL101 and 45 points from AQCUL201, AQCUL202, AQCUL301 and AQCUL302.

Note: Aquaculture is only available in Tauranga.


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  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    AQCUL101Introduction to Aquaculture19B (Tauranga)
    This paper will introduce marine aquaculture in a New Zealand context, with perspectives from historical Maori aquaculture and that of ancient foreign cultures.
    MARIN101Marine Biodiversity19A (Tauranga)
    This paper provides grounding in the identification of New Zealand marine plants & animals (both indigenous & introduced).

2019 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 22 July 2019 10:23am

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