Aquaponics – the circular food production system (edX)

Institution: Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) via edX
Accreditation: QS Ranked University
Intensity: Self Paced
Duration: 6 weeks
Hours per week: 4 to 6 hours/week
Free/Paid: Free, Paid

There has been a lot of interest in aquaponic technology around the world, particularly in the context of urban agriculture. However, how exactly does an aquaponics system work and what’s needed to run an aquaponics system successfully? Throughout the online course by the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), you will learn about central topics in aquaponics. The concept of aquaponics involves the use of a wide range of knowledge from water chemistry, fish and plant physiology, engineering, to microbiology.

This course is for:

  • Aquaponics enthusiasts with a basic understanding of natural sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • Those working in the aquaculture and hydroponics sectors
  • Professionals who want to learn more about specific aspects of aquaponics

The course is free to take, with an optional upgraded version available for a small fee.

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