Eligibility requirements

Eligibility Requirements

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in AquaCulture, Environment and Society (EMJMD ACES+) is open to students who meet the following minimum conditions:

  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent; second class or higher at Honours level) in one of the fields of biological or environmental sciences. An appropriate background could include; aquaculture-related studies, marine science and/or resources, aquatic biology, biology, or environmental sciences linked to the field of marine science and fisheries; and
  • For non-UK students, a Secure English Language Test (i.e. IELTS) certificate (applicants must achieve an overall score of 6.5 in this test and a minimum of 6.0 in all four components).

We particularly welcome applications from mature students and/or those with practical working experience in the aquaculture industry.

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language, then you must have;

If you have any questions about IELTS or taking an IELTS tests, please contact us or have a look at the IELTS website

If you are a citizen or hold an academic qualification equivalent to a UK Bachelor degree that was taught in one of the following countries, you will not need to have an IELTS qualification:

Antigua & Barbuda Australia Bahamas Barbados Belize Canada
Dominica Grenada Guyana Jamaica New Zealand St Kitts & Nevis
St Lucia St Vincent & the Grenadines Trinidad & Tobago UK USA