University Centre Hadlow has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Hadlow College is one of only a few colleges offering a degree route which delivers the high level theory required to work in the fisheries industry, combined with an unrivalled level of practical skills and real life experience, recognised by industry.
Hadlow students study in the knowledge that they receive an enhanced level of practical skills and experience when compared to other graduates of other Colleges, by becoming involved hands on in the spawning and growing on fish.
Year 1: Fish Farming and Aquaculture (30); Fisheries Management Practices 1 (30); Principles of Ecology (Fisheries Management) (15); Industrial Experience (30); Principles of Management (15). Year 2: Research Skills and Nutritional Analysis (30); Environmental Management (15); Applied Enterprise Management (15); Fisheries Management Practices 2 (30); Industrial Experience (30)
Assessments are varied and reflect the module outcomes. There are both written and practical assignments, opportunities to work on innovative project work, plus some units are assessed through examinations, which take place in January and May each academic year. There is a real emphasis on creativity with assessment for this programme, with students working on real-life scenarios for employers, and delivering project work which may include fish surveys, creation of information boards, habitat restoration and enhancement, plus a work experience portfolio. Support and constructive feedback is provided by academic members of staff to help you improve in all aspects of your learning.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points||UCAS points should be made up from A Levels, preferably one in a science-based subject, or a relevant level 3 vocational qualification. All applicants should have GCSE Grade C or above in English, maths and science and have spent two years studying at Level 3.|