Recognised worldwide for our expertise in providing fishery studies training, our on-site facilities and industry links, Sparsholt has everything you need to start your career working with fish.

As a leader in Fishery and Aquatic studies Sparsholt has forged unrivalled industry links offering the best training for a career working with freshwater fisheries and fish farming, and exotic and ornamental fish.


The college’s unique and specialist fish facilities are the best in the country and are used extensively by our students for practical training and project work – ranging from hatching fish in our own bore water hatchery to conducting controlled fish trials to industry standard. The hands-on practical skills gained are invaluable to employers.