Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420001792

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-4

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 64
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) recognize the basic principles of aquaculture 2) recognize the suitable environmental conditions for the development of the various types of aquaculture 3) recognize and understand the different farm systems
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to aquaculture, Aspects of Ichthyology, Characteristics of water suitable for aquaculture, Environment - aquaculture interactions, Selection of a location for the establishment of aquaculture units, Criteria for the selection of species suitable for aquaculture, Systems and methods of aquaculture, Production systems, Fish tank systems, Main stages of aquaculture production, Nutrition needs for fish and other aquatic organisms, Basic types of fish food, Organization of aquaculture units, visit to aquaculture units.
aquatic organisms, species selection, farming
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Teaching with powerpoint
Course Organization
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities8
Student Assessment
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Παπουτσόγλου Σ.Ε. "Εισαγωγή στις Υδατοκαλλιέργειες", Εκδόσεις Σταμούλη ΑΕ (Κωδικός Εύδοξος 22753).
Additional bibliography for study
Λεονάρδος Ι. "Υδατοκαλλιέργειες (Σημειώσεις)", Τυπογρ. Πανεπιστ. Ιωαννίνων
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