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Fisheries Management

The fisheries team has an array of experience ranging from freshwater fisheries management specialists, construction, marine, fish health and disease, angling, fish farming and aquatics specialists. All have worked in the industry in various sectors and bring this knowledge and experience to the delivery of the course.

Students will develop and enhance a range of skills including the practical fishery management skills and design, communication, knowledge of fish biology and health, disease identification and treatment, management of aquatic environments and the interactions that occur. Angling knowledge and skills are also developed whilst considering a range of angling skills and opportunities.

Knowledge of and practical skills of current aquaculture methods are learnt and developed along with a range of environmental science areas and subjects.

Partnerships for Area

The Environment Agency, Angling Direct, Coppens, London councils, Cottington Lakes, Manor Fisheries and Coombe Bank Fishery.

Careers

  • Fish Farm Worker
  • Assistant Fish Farm Manager
  • Fishery Manager/Bailiff
  • Assistant River Keeper
  • Aquatic Retail Assistant
  • Aquatic Retail Manager

 

Kevin Donovan

Course Manager and Tutor, Fisheries

Kevin originally studied Life Sciences eventually specialising in Neurophysiology and Pharmacology. Research contributions were in the field gastric inflammation. He then moved into the charity sector where he was involved in adult education and volunteering in the field of drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

More recently, with experience within the fisheries sector, Kevin has worked at the College for a number of years and is a lecturer within the Fisheries Department, with teaching responsibilities ranging from Year 10 at the Hadlow Rural Community School to Level 6.

He is also the Course Manager for the second year of the Level 3 Extended Diploma and is particularly interested in pollution, habitat regeneration and work based learning.

 

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Luke Aislabie

The course doesn’t just teach you about the subject, it also gives you the opportunity to learn life skills. 

BSc Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
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Lewis Bennett

My employer, a small salmon company in the northwest highlands of Scotland, was looking for someone with an academic background in aquaculture to innovate the company.

BSc (Hons) Aquaculture & Fisheries Management
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