Certificate course in Aquaculture Production Management

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Aquaculture
Department Name: Animal Sciences


Aquaculture development in Southern Africa is hampered by a lack of skilled manpower. Local opportunities for training in aquaculture (i.e. certificate, diploma, degree, etc.) are limited. Since 2001 the University of Stellenbosch has presented an Aquaculture Education Programme in a Distance based format.

The course content will be divided into the following sections:

- Applied Biology of Aquaculture Species
- Nutrition and Feeding of Aquaculture Species
- Water Ecology: Monitoring and Management
- Production Systems: Design and Management
- Processing and Product Development
- Fish disease and Fish Health Management

Entry Requirement: Grade 12/Matric Certificate
Certificate Type: Competence
Delivery Mode: Blended
Duration: 40 weke
Presentation Language: Afr/Eng
Contact Person Name: EL De Villiers
Contact Person Email: lorette@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 8082748
Latest Year Offered: 2024