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Fisheries and Aquaculture

Fisheries & Aquaculture at Vancouver Island University has a long history of providing the academic skills and practical field experience essential for success in the many exciting and challenging careers associated with fisheries management and the aquaculture industry. As a student here, you will learn fish and invertebrate culture methods, fish habitat and stock assessment techniques, fisheries enhancement, conservation and management practices, as well as have the opportunity to participate in ongoing academic research.

Students can choose the program that best fits their experience and intended goals from the following options: two-year diplomaBSc Minor in Aquaculture, a BA Minor in Aquaculture, and a one-year post-degree diploma.