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Cornwall College

Ecotourism

UCAS Code: TECO

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


32 points from A2 level qualifications in appropriate subjects.

45 credits at level 3 overall. Individual unit grades may be requested.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade 4 or above for GCSE English Language and Maths or L2 equivalents may be considered.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MP

In an appropriate subject.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

Must be in an appropriate subject and Individual unit grades may be requested.

Will be looked at on an independent basis.

UCAS Tariff

48

About this course


Course option

2years

Full-time | 2019

The FdSc Ecotourism is unique; it is the only course currently available in the UK offering a mix of key themes for employment in the growing ecotour industry. The course is based on three elements: wildlife, business and tourism, enabling students to learn the underpinning knowledge and skills to be a valuable employee or set up a business. The course is perfectly located in the beach-tourism capital of the UK with myriad experienced businesses to learn from on the doorstep. Students will experience, and interact with, range of ecotour operators working on land and at sea. Students will be able to choose to take part in overseas expeditions to experience exotic ecotour locations first-hand. Students will be part of the Higher Education community based at Cornwall College Newquay with access to experienced staff, tutoring, academic support, and extra-curricular activities. Students will undertake a period of work experience to understand the sector from the inside out and hone their skills. Students will be encouraged to pursue best practice in all areas and keep abreast of new technologies and initiatives to ensure currency throughout their studies and careers. Tourists have a responsibility to become conservationists to protect areas of importance and beauty for future generations, graduates in ecotourism will lead this evolution.

FdSc Ecotourism will have a progression route in the BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management top-up programme at Cornwall College Newquay.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,950
per year
England
£8,600
per year
EU
£8,600
per year
International
£9,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,600
per year
Scotland
£8,600
per year
Wales
£8,600
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Cornwall College Newquay

Department:

Hospitality and Tourism

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