Business - Fisheries & Aquaculture

SETU - Wexford Campus


Course Name Business - Fisheries & Aquaculture
Course Provider SETU - Wexford Campus
Alternative Provider(s) SETU - South East Technological University
Course Code SE81A
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major South East Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Wexford Town
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SE81A Higher Diploma in Business in Aquaculture WEXFORD Part-time

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Duration 1 Year Part-time (Friday bi-weekly 10-4pm and Saturday 10-4pm).
Course Fee SE81A Higher Diploma in Business in Aquaculture WEXFORD Part-time €2,500.
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Entry Requirements Applicants with major degrees at Level 7 (QQI Level 7 or equivalent). In addition, those with extensive work experience on fish farms or in fisheries occupations who may be eligible under the SETU Carlow Recognition of Prior to learning policy (RPL). All applicants will be considered on a case by case basis.

Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.
Course Summary Overview
Developed in partnership Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM – The Irish Sea Fisheries Board), this programme offers opportunities for those interested in the seafood industry. This course will be of interest to those looking to enter management roles in aquabusiness, aqua economics; financial or regulatory roles in R&D or in a seafood processing company or those interested in starting an aquabusiness.
Course Content

Expand+This programme offers opportunities for personal development to explore new insights in strategic thinking and to enhance presentation skills for supervisory roles in emerging growth areas for the Aqua sector.

Special features of this programme

Subjects Taught What subjects will I study?
Aquabusiness Economics
Law and Regulation for Aquabusiness
Strategic and Innovation Management
Financial Management and Planning
Marketing Management in Aquabusiness
Work Placement

NOTE: Specific modules may be subject to amendment after our 2021 programmatic review.
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Study & Career Opportunities
Graduates will have the ability through project work to prepare Aqua (aquaculture, fisheries and seafood processing) business plans to extend a product range and develop export markets. A strong focal point for the programme will be the opportunity to work on a relevant project in an aqua sector business.
Further Enquiries Contact
Dr. Janette Davies BSc, MA, PhD, MMII
Deputy Head of Wexford Campus
P: 053 915808
E: janette.davies@itcarlow


Brian O’Loan
Bord Iascaigh Mhara
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