Institute of Applied Sciences – Centre of Agriculture, Aquatics and Animal Sciences

Diploma in Fish Husbandry


Course details

This course of studies introduces the learner to the basics of fish husbandry and provides the knowledge and skills required by the learner for eventual employment in related industries such as the fish farming and aquatics industries.
Being the only course in Malta that is solely dedicated to fish husbandry, this programme offers an excellent opportunity for employment in this industry, which has now become an important economic sector in the Maltese Islands.
The learner will develop the knowledge and practical skills needed, provided that one attends all the practical sessions which are vital to enhance the theoretical knowledge gained during lectures.
Dan il-kors ta’ studji jintroduċi lill-istudent l-aspetti bażiċi tat-trobbija tal-ħut u jipprovdi l-għarfien u l-ħiliet meħtieġa mill-istudent biex eventwalment isib impjieg f’industriji relatati, bħall-industriji tat-trobbija tal-ħut u tal-akkwatika.
Billi huwa l-uniku kors f’Malta ddedikat biss għat-trobbija tal-ħut, dan il-programm joffri opportunità eċċellenti għal impjieg f’din l-industrija, li issa saret settur ekonomiku importanti fil-Gżejjer Maltin.
L-istudent jiżviluppa l-għarfien u l-ħiliet prattiċi meħtieġa, ladarba jattendi s-sessjonijiet prattiċi kollha li huma vitali biex jissaħħaħ l-għarfien teoretiku miksub matul il-lezzjonijiet.
Level 3
1 year full-time
Work placement

All MCAST programmes undergo periodic revision. The current document is the latest specification available and is for guidance only.
Programme specifications are subject to change before commencement of academic year 2019-2010.

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MCAST Foundation Certificate
2 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes
Preferred: Biology, English Language, Agribusiness

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