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Aquaculture and Fishery Management (Top-up)

University Centre Sparsholt
Sparsholt
English
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Program description

Awarded by: University of Portsmouth

WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?

What will I learn?
The programme combines scientific, managerial and practical skills that are developed in a range of subjects such as water quality, fish anatomy and physiology, fishery management and ecology, aquaculture, fish health and nutrition, business and environmental management.

During the course there are also extensive periods of work experience. Recent placements have included carp fisheries in Spain and France, salmon farms in Tasmania and New Zealand, goldfish farms in the United States, Royal aquariums in the Middle East, research into ornamental fish welfare in the Philippines, Coral Cay Conservation in Fiji and research for the Natal Shark Board in South Africa.

Closer to home, University Centre Sparsholt has excellent links with potential placement destinations including public aquariums, coarse and game fisheries, government fishery laboratories and numerous fish farms.

Where can I go from here?
You can progress to the MSc in Applied Aquaculture and Sport Fisheries at University Centre Sparsholt; alternatively there are many MSc and PhD programmes available at other universities.

Sparsholt graduates now work as aquatic and fishery management consultants, in specialist angling publications, tackle and bait manufacturers, public aquaria, fisheries enforcement and product development, as lab and research technicians, in education and teaching and as fish farmers and fishery managers.

About this institute

University Centre Sparsholt

The University of Portsmouth and Sparsholt College, Hampshire, were delighted to announce the creation of ‘University Centre Sparsholt’ in December 2016. This is the new name for the College’s Higher Education programmes, which are validated by the University of Portsmouth....


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University Centre Sparsholt

Westley Lane
SO21 2NF Sparsholt


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