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FdA Tourism Park Management

Tourism and park management is a growing industry which is becoming more prominent in the public eye. This part-time course is therefore aimed at people who are employed or interested in a career within holiday parks.

This compelling course focuses on the development of skills and knowledge appropriate to the caravan park industry and aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge appropriate to managing a caravan park. It also aims to provide you with the skills necessary to enhance career prospects or to pursue further study. What’s more it has been designed in parallel to the level 4 diploma in Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism. This diploma will allow you to gain an additional qualification, leave at the end of level 4 with an intermediate award or join the foundation degree at level 5 with recognition of prior learning.

Tourism Park Management is taught at Kingston Maurward College in Dorchester, a BU Partner College. All aspects of your course from teaching, accommodation and student life will be based here. On graduation from this course you’ll receive a degree from Bournemouth University. Please remember to book onto an open day at Kingston Maurward to gain a full understanding of the course and location.

If you would like a prospectus or to find out more about this course, call Lillian Mone 01305 215177 or if you wish to visit the college please contact Programme Leader Tom Goss.

All statistics shown throughout this page are taken from Unistats, BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.

Key information

Next start date:

January 2022


Kingston Maurward College


3 years part-time

Required subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

January 2022 entry: Candidates should have a minimum of two years related experience with evidence of prior academic learning and commitment of both student and employer. You'll need a minimum of 4 GCSE's (grades A* - C) including Maths and English or appropriate key skills Level 2. 

International entry requirements:

January 2022 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent. For more information check out our International entry requirements.

Course details

Your application

Our offer making will typically be based on your most recent graded qualifications, including any required subjects where applicable. We'll consider all qualifications on the UCAS tariff tables when assessing your application, although these may not be part of our offer.

If there’s anything in here that isn’t clear, or we don’t answer your questions, please get in touch with our Future Students Enquiry Service.

This course is delivered at our Partner Institution, Kingston Maurward College so you will need to apply direct to them via their website.

Apply via the Kingston Maurward site

Entry requirements

Further study

Once you have completed your course, you can move on to a top-up degree or the final year of an undergraduate honours degree to achieve the next level of qualification.

Graduates may apply to progress onto the final year of an honours degree or top-up degree at Bournemouth University, at a BU partner college or another institution, subject to a suitable course being offered, places being available and applicants obtaining the university’s required entry criteria.

For entry onto a Bournemouth University top-up degree, you will be assessed on your overall mark (there may be a minimum requirement), your performance on the foundation degree and where appropriate an interview with the programme coordinator.

For more information please view our top-up degrees webpage.

Statistics shown throughout this page are taken from Unistats and BU institutional data unless otherwise stated.