FdA International Golf Management

For 2020 start

Duchy College Off-site LEVEL: 5 Sports & Fitness

If you are looking to develop your golf and your career in the golf sector, then this is the programme for you. The industry is now truly international and opportunities exist throughout the world for individuals who are passionate about golf and who are work ready. You will develop your business and management skills alongside your golf, with fantastic facilities in the UK and Spain/Portugal with golf coaching that will really get the best out of you.

The FdA International Golf Management is a two year programme of study with winter training taking place in Portugal/Spain during the second semester of each year. The taught programme runs from September until the end of March finishing in time for the start of the golf season (with a three day residential in the summer term). You can expect to work at weekends, some evenings and have independent study during the playing season. The first semester is in the UK at Lindfield Golf Club and the East Sussex National Golf Club. The second semester takes place in Portugal/Spain at Castro Marim (Portugal) and Islantilla Golf Resort (Spain).

Possible Progression (subject to availability)

– BSc (Hons) Tournament Golf (top-up)

Possible Careers

– Junior Golf Operations Managers

– Golf Resort Department Heads

– Marketing & General Management

Additional programme costs:

There are additional programme costs of £9250.00 to cover the costs of all accommodation, golf tuition, range and gym facilities.

Please contact jeanette.lyons@thegolfcollege.com  for more information regarding deposits and accommodation

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code: 28T5
  • Institution codes: CORN C78
  • Awarded by: University of St Mark & St John
  • Fees: Fees Explained
Entry Requirements

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

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Indicative Module Year 1

  • Brand and Image
  • International Golf Industry
  • Operation & Practice
  • Managing Hospitality
  • Golf Performance through Applied Technology
  • Retail Management
  • Academic & Professional Golf Development in the Workplace

Indicative Module Year 2

  • Research Project in Professional Golf
  • Sports Sponsorship
  • E-Business & Marketing
  • Contemporary International Business Issues
  • International Golf Tourism & Golf Event Management
  • Business Project Management

*Modules are subject to change and availability


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FdA International Golf Management

Start Date





2 years full-time

Extra Information

Locations: East Sussex National Golf Resort, Castro Marim Portugal and Istanilla Golf Resort Spain

*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. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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