BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management

BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management
Unit Mandatory core units Unit Level Unit Credit
1 The Contemporary Hospitality Industry 5 15
2 Finance in the Hospitality Industry 4 15
3 Customer Service 4 15
4 Research Project 5 20
5 Food and Beverage Operations Management 4 15
6 Room Division Operation Management 4 15
7 The Developing Manager 5 15

This is a 16-unit qualification made up of core and mandatory units. Listed below are optional units that have been taught by the College over the last couple of years.

Unit Optional units Unit Level Unit Credit
8 Marketing in Hospitality415
9 Human Resource Management for Service Industries515
12 Hospitality Operations Management515
13Conference and Banqueting Management515
19 External Business Environment515
20 Business Health Check515
23 Law of Licensed Premises515
25 Menu Planning and Product Development515
32 Nutrition and Diet515
34 Heritage and Culture Tourism Management415
35 The Entertainment Industry and Venue Management515
37 The Travel and Tourism Sector415
38 Sustainable Tourism Development515
39 Tourist Destinations415
40 Tours Operations Management415
41 Personal and Professional Development515
42 Employability Skills515


Entrance Requirements

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess either a level 3 qualification (or equivalent) or at least 4 GCSEs, one GCE A level with a good command of the English Language. Equivalent overseas qualifications are also accepted. Applicants over 21 years of age without formal qualifications with appropriate work experience may also be accepted.

All applicants will be asked to provide evidence of their proficiency in English Language equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 5.5 with no section scoring less than 5.00.

All applicants will also need to sit a Literacy & Numeracy test and attend an interview as part of the selection process for Admission.

Mode of Study Full-time / Part-time
Duration Two years / Three years
Starting Dates January, April and September
Awarding Body Pearson
Award BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management