FdA in Tourism Park Management

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Outdoor Adventure OR086A07/22/1 Higher Education

Course Information

The Foundation Degree in Tourism Park Management is a course designed specifically for the next generation of owners and managers in the UK tourism park industry. It is the only course in the UK that tailors standard business practices to holiday parks to ensure business continues to succeed. The course focuses on personal development within the tourism parks industry and aims to provide learners with the skills and knowledge appropriate to management of a park. It enables learners to enhance career prospects and gives them the academic depth to pursue further study should they wish.

This course, which can be studied around work commitments, covers key topics from business strategy and legislation to managing health and safety and embracing new technology. The range of units offered will provide the learner with underpinning knowledge and assist them to acknowledge their personal strengths and overcome their weaknesses. They will also acquire a range of transferable skills such as use of IT, conducting research and report writing. Each unit includes a week of teaching and an associated assignment to be completed between units.


  • FdA in Tourism Park Management
Course Content
  • Business Strategy for the Tourism Park Industry
    Marketing for Tourism Parks
    Managing the Tourism Park Consumer#
    Managing Finance and Business Performance within Tourism Parks
    Leadership and Management for Tourism Parks
    Managing the Changing Legislation for Tourism Parks
    Managing Tourism Parks through Technology
    Business and Professional Development within the Tourism Park Industry
    Managing Biodiversity in Tourism Parks
    Research Skills
    Work-based Learning
    Managing Health and Safety in Tourism Parks
    Specialist Research Project
    Practical Business Development for Tourism Parks.
Entry Requirements
  • This course is aimed at those already working within the tourism parks industry and candidates should have a minimum of two years related experience with evidence of prior academic learning and commitment of both student and employer. Minimum of 4 GCSEs (grades A*-C) including maths and English or appropriate Key Skills Level 2International students are required to meet IELTS (Academic) 6.0 or above (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component).
Next Steps
Career Opportunities
  • This course is aimed at those already working within the tourism parks industry but may lead to further career development into business management roles. Progression is possible through other national universities and colleges to study to Level 6 (BA (Hons)) in Tourism or Business Management.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
10-Jan-2023 30-Jul-2026
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Course Fees

Students on this course are normally eligible for a student loan depending on their circumstances.

Materials Required

There are no special requirements for the course but the units are delivered at different locations across the UK at host tourism park sites and students will need to be prepared to travel to attend. Course materials and assignments will often be accessed on-line so students do need to ensure they have suitable internet access.

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