Foundation prospectus

Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, Foundation Degree (Hadlow)

This degree will provide you with the scientific knowledge and managerial skills for a successful career in the expanding sports fisheries market or aquaculture industry.

Why study this at Greenwich?

  • You have the option to progress to the BSc Hons course
  • The course contains embedded work-based learning modules
  • You'll spend the summer term working in the fisheries industry.

UCAS points

64 (view full requirements)

Course/institution codes


Partner College

University Centre Hadlow


2 years full-time

Focusing on the preservation of fisheries and fish husbandry, this course 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.

Over the two years, each summer term will be spent working in the fisheries industry.

What you will study

Entry requirements

64 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.

Life experiences are taken into account when considering applications.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Fees information International fees

Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Additional information


Examinations, coursework, presentations and work-based assessment


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

Specialised equipment

Home to some of our student halls of residence, Grove Farm is also the location of our fishing facilities and a restored fishing lake, adjacent to the residential buildings. The Grove Farm complex is operated as an Angling Education Centre, linked with our fish hatchery and science facilities at the main site. As well as a 3 hectare fishing lake, Grove Farm also contains fish farming facilities. Located just 2.5 miles from the main campus, Grove Farm also provides students with the opportunity to experience practical fisheries management and develop valuable aquaculture skills whilst on their degree programme.

Other Costs

Some courses have additional costs associated with them, such as trips, clothing and materials. Students may also need to purchase some specialist equipment.

For this course, you will need the following (from any provider):

  • Good quality wet weather clothing, in a dark colour
  • Chest waders or dry suit
  • Neoprene Gloves
  • Wellington boots and steel toe-capped boots
  • Digital camera
  • Unbreakable thermal flask

Full details of costs are provided at interview or can be obtained by contacting the College Information and Recruitment Services. More information.

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