Jul 6, 2015

New Degree in Coastal Safety

A new degree in coastal safety will start in September 2015 at Cornwall College in Newquay.


The NEW FdA Coastal Safety Management course is being run on the beautiful and exciting coast of
Newquay. This two year course will give in-depth knowledge and understanding of
safety on, in and around both beach and coastal environments. Students will study the use of
these areas for recreation, sport, tourism, hospitality and events with a focus on safety.
The classrooms on Tolcarne beach allows immediate access to the coast, where
the studies will include the following modules:

- Scientific techniques
- Oceanography and meteorology
- Beach safety management
- Risk and incident management
- Coastal safety management in practice
- Multiple agency working
- Enterprise, events and expeditions
- Leadership and decision making

On completion of the course students can progress to the following degrees: BSc (Hons)
Public Services at Plymouth University; BSc (Hons) Public Management & Business
at Plymouth University, or the BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management
at Cornwall College Camborne. Alternatively employment may be found in activity
centres, public services, event management, environmental and sustainable
organisations, or in public and private sector businesses on and around the coast.


For more information contact 0845 22 32 567, or visit the website

Solway Firth Partnership