Sustainable Production and Utilization of Marine Bioresources

The Nordic Master in Sustainable Production and Utilization of Marine Bioresources is a research-based master's programme that aims to educate next-generation professionals within the area of blue growth and marine circular economy.

Through an interdisciplinary approach, students gain insight into the interaction between fisheries, aquaculture, environment, law, management and production of marine bio-resources. The programme draws on competencies within the fields from three Nordic countries.

The students enrolled in the program must take a minimum 30 ECTS at one of the partner universities; University of Gothenburg, University of Akurery or Holar University College.

Depending on the master's thesis and electives, students will gain expertise in:

  • marine fish, shellfish, algae biology, civil law, political science, business and economics at the University of Gothenburg
  • aquaculture, environmental interactions, marine ecology, genomics and epigenetics at NORD University;
  • aquaculture, freshwater biology and fish behaviour at Holar College;
  • fisheries science, food science, biotechnology, value chains, marketing and municipal planning at the University of Akureyri School of Business and Sciences.
Application deadline EU applicants: April 1
Nordic applicants: April 15
Non-EU applicants: December 1
Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City Bodø
Credits 120.0
Language of teaching English