The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Hospitality Management prepares students for employment in the sector and is suitable for those who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work. Some students may wish to make the commitment required by this qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment in the sector.
HNDs are assessed through assignments, projects, presentations and practical tasks that you complete throughout the course. If you successfully complete HND, the grades in each subject unit are shown as: pass, merit or distinction.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||A Level achievement (‘A’ to ‘E’ grade) that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one subject. Note: equivalent qualifications are acceptable.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to Higher Education Certificate received from an approved further education Institution.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||BTEC Level 3 qualification in Hospitality or another related Level 3 qualification|
As part of our entry requirements, applicants who may not have the necessary qualifications, may be considered through their relevant work experience (3 years minimum). As part of the application process, applicants will be required to provide a copy of their CV and a reference letter from employers.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.abicollege.ac.uk/courses/hnd-hospitality-management/
Additional entry requirements
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Firstly the team will look at your qualifications against each course’s entry criteria, your experience and personal statement and if they consider from this that you would benefit from the course you have applied for you will be invited to come to the College for an assessment test in English literacy and comprehension. If you successfully pass the English language requirements, you will be invited for a personal interview.
The personal interview provides you with an opportunity to talk to ABI College staff members about the course in order to ensure that it meets your needs. On the basis of this you will either be offered a place to study with us, or if it is decided that you are not ready for one of our courses appropriate advice will be given.
In some cases, the team may contact you for further information to help them make an admissions decision. If this is the case, please reply as soon as possible to avoid your application being rejected.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||All EU applicants are required to hold an accepted English language B2 (CEFR) qualification at a standard commensurate with IELTS 5.5, with a minimum of 5.5 being awarded in Reading & Writing.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,165||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,165||Year 1|