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The purpose of BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management is to develop you as professional, self-reflecting individual able to meet the demands of employers in the hospitality sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The objectives of the BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management are as follows: • To provide you with education and training for a range of management careers in hospitality, licensed retail, food and beverage or leisure and tourism sectors; for example food and beverage manager, front of house manager or events manager. • To empower you through the study of core themes in management, leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship to maximise employability. • To provide insight and understanding into the diversity of roles within the hospitality industry, recognising the importance of networking and collaboration at all levels. • To equip you with hospitality skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global hospitality environment. • To equip you with managerial and technical skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global Hospitality environment. • To equip you with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values of Tourist and Hospitality Industry. • To provide you with opportunities to address contemporary issues facing the industry, and society at large; with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment, globalisation and the impact of digital technology. • To develop your ability to make an immediate contribution to employment in the hospitality management industry, through effective use and combination of the knowledge and industry experience that is both responsive to the constantly evolving needs of students and employers. BTEC Higher Nationals in Hospitality Management have also been approved by the professional body - The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality - as suitable qualifications for students wanting to progress onto their approved courses at the appropriate level.
YEAR 1: The Contemporary Hospitality Industry; Managing the Customer Experience; Professional Identity and Practice; The Hospitality Business Toolkit; Leadership and Management for Service Industries (Pearson-set); Managing Food and Beverage Operations; Managing Conference and Events; Human Resource Management. YEAR 2: Research Project; Hospitality Consumer Behaviour and Insight; Hospitality Supply Chain Management; Sales Management; Tourist Resort Management; Launching a New Venture; Managing and Running a Small Business.
You will benefit from an innovative variety of assessment modes. Assessment is mainly via coursework, which can take forms such as traditional essays and reports, group project work, research and consultancy projects, presentations, posters, and design of digital materials.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course is not open to international students (Tier 4)
You will be expected to have at least one of the following: • A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Hospitality or related subject • A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. • Other related Level 3 qualifications • An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by a recognised institution • An international equivalent of the above. Plus you will usually have five GCSE subjects including Maths and English Language at grade C or above. We will normally accept Key Skills and Higher Diploma qualifications as the equivalent to GCSEs. What if I don’t meet any of these entry requirements? Even if you have few or no formal qualifications, you may be able to gain entry to the course if you have the required communication and learning skills, as well as the knowledge, experience and motivation to succeed. You will be required to take and English and/or Mathematics skills test if you do not hold GCSE Maths and English qualifications or their recognised equivalent. You may also be interviewed for the course. You may need to take an Access course or Foundation (Year 0) course first. If you have been away from academic study for a while, these courses are a great way to get you back into studying. Or if you have never studied before, they help you learn new study skills, essential for success in higher education.
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