Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
Focusing on the preservation of fisheries and fish husbandry, this programme develops multi-skilled graduates suitable for a number of positions throughout the industry.

About

Focusing on the preservation of fisheries and fish husbandry, this programme develops multi-skilled graduates suitable for a number of positions throughout the industry. You will gain a comprehensive grounding in fisheries management, aquatic ecology and aquaculture.

Careers

Successful students can progress onto the BSc (Hons) Aquaculture and Fisheries Management top-up degree. Alternatively, they may pursue a career in a number of positions throughout the industry.

Specialised equipment

  • Good quality warm clothing, in a dark colour
  • Good quality wet weather clothing, in a dark colour
  • Chest waders or dry suit
  • Neoprene Gloves
  • Wellington boots
  • Steel toe-capped boots
  • Digital camera
  • Unbreakable Thermal flask.

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Water quality
  • Fisheries management practices
  • Fish health and biology
  • Principles of ecology (fisheries management)
  • Cyprinid fish farming
  • Aquaculture
  • Work-based learning project.

Year 2

  • Habitat conservation management
  • Fisheries management practices
  • Research skills
  • Nutritional analysis
  • Warm water aquaculture
  • Work-based learning project (2).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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Academic Requirements

48 UCAS points made up from A levels, preferably one in a Science based subject, or a relevant Level 3 vocational qualification. All applicants should also have a GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths and Science.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Living costs for London

684 - 830 GBP/month
Living Costs

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

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.