Aquaculture at AUT University: an overview
- Also referred to as marine biology, marine ecology, marine science
Aquaculture at AUT covers the pure science behind the aquaculture industry as well as the core management and legal issues relevant to this field. Aquaculture is constantly growing due to the major research that is being carried out by both students and staff.
Key academic contact
Research interests and associations
- Aquaculture Biotechnology Group
- Biotechnology Research Institute
The Biotechnology Research Institute works closely with AUT researchers, particularly in the areas off biofilms and aquaculture.
- Institute for Applied Ecology New Zealand (AENZ)
AUT conducts research with:
- Westpac Mussels
Degrees and qualifications
- Postgraduate Diploma in Science and Postgraduate Certificate in Science
- Master of Science
- Master of Philosophy
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Contact usAndrea Alfaro
Associate Professor - Marine Ecology and Aquaculture
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 8197
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Last updated: 18-Dec-2013 7.05pm
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.