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Aquaculture and Aquarium Science, Bachelor

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  • 48 months
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At Aquaculture and Aquarium Science from Roger Williams University you will learn husbandry techniques to breed and maintain a variety of marine animals in culture, including shellfish, ornamental shrimp and fish, corals, and their food sources.


  • Veterinarians 
  • Aquarists 
  • Shellfish Hatchery Managers 
  • Breeders 
  • Fisheries Biologists 
  • Research Scientists

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission for spring start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molec & Cell Biology
  • Marine Biology
  • Precalculus
  • Principles of Chemistry 
  • Aquarium System Design and Life Support 
  • Principles of Aquatic Animal Husbandry 
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Aquatic Animal Health and Lab
  • Principles of Museum Exhibit Development
  • Field Collection Methods 
  • Principles of Hatchery Management and Lab
  • Public Aquarium Management
  • Invertebrate Zoology and Lab
  • Ichthyology and Lab

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • A submitted Common Application with Essay
    • Official high school transcripts
    • One letter of recommendation 
    • Your most recent high school transcripts
    • Documentation of Financial Support
    • SAT and/or ACT scores are not required, but can be sent as additional supporting material.
    • TOEFL and IELTS scores are not required. However, we do suggest if you have those scores to send them in order to receive the best admission placement for your English level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37944 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37944 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bristol

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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