Fisheye School

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A three month Certificate Course in Costal and Marine Conservation 

The Certificate Course will have 56 Sessions days over a period of three months duration.

A wide range of faculty will share information and teach in this course.
* Scientists
* Under water Photographers
* Professional Divers
* Film makers will be a part of the faculty in delivering sessions enabling the

The course includes:

1. Basic Swimming: 10 sessions

  • Guided Swimming and controlled underwater swimming
  • Underwater Yoga
  • Underwater still photography
  • Underwater mapping

2. In classroom sessions: 10 Sessions

  • Foundation [ basics of Environmental science] No Science background needed
  • Simple information on the planet’s ecosystems
  • Learn thru interactive methods and games
  • Videos and real cases will be the main mode of teaching

3. Documentary film making. 10 Sessions

  • Writing (General Structure, Style)
  • Concept
  • Research
  • Shooting
  • Sound
  • Interviewing techniques

4. Film Editing (FCP, Adobe Premiere) 5 Sessions

  • Film editing
  • Sound and Music

5. Scuba Diving – American PADI Certification 5 days  plus 1 pre preparatory session. (This session will be optional for the participants)

  • Shallow water Snorkeling
  • Deep waters Diving
  • Open Sea Diving
  • Mapping the sea floor
  • Free Diving – Dive without gear
  • Interactive Chill time – Session where experiences are shared and lessons learnt

6. Research Methodology 5 Sessions

  • Analysis of species
  • Habitat
  • Reporting

7. Post Production: 5 Sessions

  • Graphics
  • Titling
  • Music
  • Packaging

8. Presentations of films and thesis: 1 day

  • Graduation day
  • Important people in society will attend
  • Researchers and Scientists will Speak
  • Certification distribution


  1. One environmental activity and a dissertation submitted based on it.
  2. One documentary film based on environmental conservation.
  3. Field work is an essential part of the course. Fees does not include the costing for field work and the actuals to be borne by the students.
  4. 90% attendance is compulsory, 100% helps.
  5. Only after  completing the course work, will the students get the certificate.


Course Duration & Fees:

* Certificate Course : 56 Sessions, 1 hr per session over 3 months. [Weekends and Evenings]

* Course Fees : 37,500/- + 18% GST = 44,250/-

Scuba Diving PADI course at cost 45,000/- [OPTIONAL]

[Excludes Travel and Stay during the PADI course at Andamans or Goa]

Days: Fridays and Saturdays

Timings: 3pm to 5.30 pm

Venue: LR 14

Mode of Payment: Only in the form of a Demand Draft payable to ‘The Bombay St Xavier’s College Society’.

Eligibility: Course open to all Students and Working professionals. Applicants could be completing / completed either Undergrad or post grad Degree.


Dr. Priya Sundarrajan. 9969379223,

Luke Mendes: 9820249257,

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