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The Nautical Science Programmes

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The Nautical Science programmes include competence‐based Fisheries Science and Technology course as well as Master Fisherman course. The courses are intended to produce highly qualified sea‐going and fishing professionals. The courses are taught by a combination of lectures, practical workshop sessions, sea‐going fishing practice and a period of industrial attachment. Several Modules are taught including; navigation, ship handling, fish finding, harvesting techniques and management of fishery resources as well as aqua‐business.

These courses have proved to be very popular among students and employers alike since they give trainees adequate competency with regard to fisheries technologies applied the world‐over. The competence involves application of skills and knowledge in a range of activities some of which are non‐routine and be able to assume operational responsibilities.