Course Details

Course Overview

Our Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management is a UK accredited course which is internationally recognised. It is a sound foundation for a career in hospitality or tourism, either managing your own small business or in middle management in a larger organisation. This course is designed with a global focus, to provide broad based skills, and a capacity to adapt to change in what is a dynamic and rapidly evolving industry.
The HND Diploma in Hospitality Management is aimed at students who would like a good understanding of all hospitality management aspects.

How long is the course?

This course runs for four years. Part-Time

What qualification will I achieve?

BTEC HND Hospitality Management

What will I study?

The course offers theoretical aspects and provides you with the ability to relate this to the real world of work. The knowledge, skills and experience gained on this course are in demand within hotels, restaurants, airlines and much more as the hospitality industry continues to expand.

Course units

  • The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
  • Finance in the Hospitality Industry
  • Customer Service
  • Contemporary Gastronomy
  • Human Resource Management for Service Industries
  • World Food
  • Research Project
  • Rooms Division Operations Management
  • The Developing Manager
  • Food and Beverage Operations Management
  • Marketing in Hospitality

Where will I study?

You will study at University Campus Barnsley and Barnsley College Old Mill Lane Campus, Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2AX.

What equipment will I need?

For the Contemporary Gastronomy and World Food unit you will require chef whites, knife kit and safety shoes.  Kit lists for these will be available at interview.

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment completed through practical events, research projects and written assignments.

What can I do next?

Continue your learning with a further professional qualification or undergraduate degree in a related subject
This qualification also offers progression routes for learners already employed within the industry.
New employment possibilities within the hospitality industry could include:

  • General management positions
  • Conference and event management
  • Head chef
  • Executive chef
  • Food and beverage operations management

How do I apply?

Please download an application form.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £2,995 per year.

Student Finance

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Further information

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