Department of Travel,Tourism and Hospitality Management

Course Title: HND in Hospitality Management
Course Level: Pearson BTEC Level 5 Regulated Qualification Framework(RQF)
Course Code: BCZJ5 (QAN No. 603/2278/0)
Please click here to download the course handbook in pdf

The new RQF BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Hospitality Management is a specialist programme with a strong vocational emphasis and academic rigour. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector with national recognition by employers allowing progression direct into employment or further studies at degree level.

This HND in Hospitality Management is ideal for those who wish to specialise in the hospitality sector industries such as the accommodation and food & beverage related fields. The students will be able to understand and ready to take up employment in the diverse hospitality sector industries, including in managing hotels and resorts as well as catering related operations. Students will learn how the hospitality establishments operate and gain in-depth knowledge of the functional arears of management such as marketing. Students will also attain the necessary academic foundation if they wish to continue their studies in a university at degree level.

  Entry Requirements:
To meet the entry criteria for admission to level 5 HND Courses,
A candidate must have either:
A level 3 qualification
A level 2 qualifications and relevant work experience
or substantial work experience related to the field of proposed study
and,
Demonstrate capability in English equivalent to CEFR level B2 e.g. IELTS 5.5 (including 5.5 for reading and writing), PTE 51 or equivalent.
and,
Demonstrate a Commitment to Study and a reasonable expectation of success on the Course

International qualifications at the appropriate level will also be accepted. The College will use UK NARIC to determine the equivalence of any international qualifications..

Where applicants do not have a formal qualification to demonstrate capability in English, they will be required to undertake the Colleges written English Language test before an offer of a place on a course is made. Judgement of their capability in spoken English will be assessed by the Admission Tutors at the interview. Suitable alternative arrangements to written tests will be made where a student declares a disability, specific learning difficulty or long-term health condition on their application form, e.g. oral questioning, amanuensis etc.

  Course Duration:

The duration of the course is minimum 2 years.

  Course Structure:

This course consists of 15 units (7 core units + 8 specialist units) including a Research Project. The total number of credits required for certification is 240.

Unit No

Level 4 Units (8 Units, 120 Credit Value)

Unit Type

Unit Credit

1

Contemporary Hospitality Industry

Core Unit mandatory

15

2

Managing the Customer Experience

Core Unit mandatory

15

3

Professional Identity and Practice

Core Unit mandatory

15

4

The Hospitality Business Toolkit

Core Unit mandatory

15

5

Leadership and Management for Service Industries (Pearson-set)

Core Unit mandatory

15

6

Managing Food and Beverage Operations

Optional Group A

15

7

Managing Accommodation Services

Optional Group A

15

15

Hospitality Marketing Essentials

Optional Group B

15


Unit No

Level 5 Units (7 Units, 120 Credit Value)

Unit Type

Unit Credit

18

Research Project (Pearson-set)

Core Unit Mandatory

30

19

Hospitality Consumer Behaviour and Insight

Core Unit Mandatory

15

25

Food Service Management

Special Optional

15

27

Front Office Operations Management

Special Optional

15

31

Hospitality Digital Marketing

Special Optional

15

38

Concepts and Innovation in Hospitality

Special Optional

15

44

Strategic Human Resource Management

Special Optional

15

Note: All units in the above table are subject to change as and when required by the College without prior notice.
  Course Assessment:

This HND programme is assessed by a mixture of coursework assignments and time constrained assessments where applicable. Assessment of 2 of the units are Pearson-set. Each unit is internally assessed and graded by qualified tutor/assessors and internal verifiers, and then externally by a Pearson examiner. Students will have the opportunity gain a grade of Pass, Merit and Distinction in each unit as well as for the whole course.

  Progrssion Route:

You may top-up your HND to a BA/BSc(Hons) at many UK universities. With a UK Honours degree you will be able to compete in global market for jobs, or even proceed to a Master's degree.Please click here for the employment details.

  Further Information:

See the Pearson website https://qualifications.pearson.com for more information about HNDs.

     

 
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