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Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Marine Biology and Aquaculture)

Apply the science of sea life to the business of aquaculture.

Combine studies in aquacultural production technologies and business skills with scientific study of the diversity of life in the sea. This double specialisation will equip you to take up positions in either the research or applied science sectors.

Quick Facts

Duration: 4 years full-time
Start Date: March, July
Tuition Fee: $36,500
Location: Bedford Park, Australia


Assumed knowledge:


IELTS total:
Pearson overall score: 50
CRICOS code: 089674M
Delivery mode: On campus: Bedford Park

Why study Marine Biology and Aquaculture at Flinders

  • Acquire extensive knowledge in marine biodiversity, ecology, genetics, conservation, fisheries and related areas
  • Develop practical and theoretical skills for a career in the aquaculture industry
  • Gain a broad understanding of the biology of marine organisms, their relationships with the physicochemical marine environment, and their potential responses to changes
  • Learn from internationally eminent marine biologists and oceanographers

Practical experience

The degree provides you with practical experience that prepares you for the workforce.

  • Get hands-on laboratory experience.
  • Undertake professional placement in an aquaculture industry.
  • Complete self-directed research projects


“I had a nice relationship with all my lecturers. They were committed to helping you out with everything, especially if you showed that you cared about your work. Uni organised for me to go to Flinders Partners to work on software for innovation management. I was so pleased when they offered me a full-time position.”

Nadine Saadi // Flinders University student


Potential occupations include:

  • aquaculture development officer/consultant
  • fisheries management officer
  • policy officer, invasive marine species program
  • fisheries biologist
  • fisheries research assistant