AVAILABLE BRAND: Cornwall College | LEARNING AREAS: Travel & Tourism COURSES

FdA International Tourism & Leadership*

For 2018 start

Cornwall College Eden Project LEVEL: 5 Travel & Tourism

Over a billion people around the world travel every year. Internationally, the tourism industry supports around 200 million jobs worldwide, or one in every 11th worker. The industry has continued to grow in spite of the world-wide recession, and continues to expand.

The International Tourism and Leadership programme, delivered in partnership with Eden Project Learning and based within a world-class visitor attraction, gives you a clear insight into tourist needs and offers a wide range of employment opportunities and careers both nationally and internationally, from multi-national to local organisations, from World Heritage destinations to National Parks. This degree has been specifically designed to meet the needs of tourism employers and to provide you with the qualifications and skills necessary for real-world success and a distinct advantage in an increasingly competitive careers market.

Our International Tourism and Leadership programme draws on this wealth of experience, helping you develop an understanding of tourism alongside a detailed study of core management and business principles. Reflecting the variety of the tourism industry, you will be able to choose from a range of optional modules alongside compulsory core topics, allowing you to specialise and develop your skills in the areas that are most relevant to your interests and your future career aspirations. It will enable you to learn in an inspirational environment within a framework of sustainability and ethical tourism. If you aspire to working in the tourism sector, Eden Project Learning presents a wealth of opportunity to engage with one of the most iconic tourist attractions in the UK. The College boasts close links with major companies and organisations that shape the industry; tourism is a multifaceted profession with international possibilities.


Possible Progression (subject to availability) 

– BA (Hons) Business Enterprise final year at Camborne

– BSc (Hons) Tourism & Hospitality Management final year at Plymouth University

– BA (Hons) Hospitality, Tourism & Events Management final year at Plymouth University


Possible Careers

– Hotel Management

– Tourism Officer

– Front of House Management

– Visitor Attraction Management

– Hospitality or Tourism Consultant


*Subject to approval by Plymouth University

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code: NN83
  • Institution codes: CORN C78
Entry Requirements

48 UCAS points (32 from A2 Level). Plus GCSEs at grade C or above in English Language and maths.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver Award


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Indicative Module Year 1

  • Marketing
  • Business Finance
  • Food & Beverage Operations
  • The Tourism Industry
  • Personal & Employability Skills Development
Options (choose one)
  • Special Interest Tourism
  • Rooms Division

Indicative Module Year 2

  • Introduction to HRM & Employment Law
  • Applied Research
  • Hospitality Systems Management
  • The Modern Drinks Industry
  • Coastal Tourism
Options (choose one)
  • Conference & Events Management
  • Festivals

*Modules are subject to change and availability


Hospitality & Front of House
Travel & Tourism
Teaching & Education
Travel & Tourism


FdA International Tourism & Leadership

Start Date



Eden Project


2 years full-time

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.

Careers advice available

If you are considering an undergraduate programme with us, you may wish to access our free Careers and Employability advice service. This gives you the opportunity to talk with an advisor about career options before, during and after your study with us. To make an appointment, please e-mail: H.E.Advice@cornwall.ac.uk

If you come into the International category (non EU*) and Channel Island (inc. Isle of Man) the tuition fee may vary – click here for full fee information