City of Liverpool College University Centre

Hospitality Management City of Liverpool College University Centre Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

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The HND top-up in Hospitality Management provides a specialist work related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the hospitality industry and also offers particular specialist emphasis through the choice of specialist units. The qualification prepares students for employment in the hospitality industry and is suitable for learners who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work. Higher National Diplomas provide a nationally recognised qualification offering career progression and professional development for those already in employment as well as opportunities to progress in higher education.

The HND in Hospitality Management equips students with the skills in a hospitality management context, including investigatory and research skills, focusing on management issues within the context of hospitality. This course provides opportunities for students to develop attributes and techniques essential for successful performance in working life within various sectors of the hospitality industry such as licensed retail, food and beverage, hotel and events management.
On successful completion of the course the student will have developed skills in:

• Communication (oral, visual, written)
• Numeracy
• Problem solving
• Manage own workload
• Team work
• ICT, Human Resources and finance
• Research
• Self-evaluation and target setting.

Course details


Programme Content:
The core mandatory units studied are as follows:
• The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
• Managing the Customer Experience
• Professional Identity and Practice
• The Hospitality Business Toolkit
• Leadership and Management for Service Industries.

Optional units at level 5 are as follows:
• Managing Food and Beverage Operations
• International Gastronomy
• Work Experience
• Research Project (Pearson-set)
• Hospitality Consumer Behaviour and Insight
• Menu Development, Planning and Design
• Food Service Management
• Revenue Management
• Managing and Planning an Event
• Sales Management.

Assessment method

Assessment will predominantly be conducted through:

  • a portfolio of documentary evidence of participation and the achievement of learning outcomes
  • assignments based on case-study work (e.g. research essays)
  • the production of reports, analyses and reflection
  • presentation, both individually and in groups
  • regular assessment of learning – including informal, formative assessment mid-semester and formal, summative assessment at the end of each semester
  • Development and delivery of a front of house event
  • Educational visits to Michelin Star Restaurants and other restaurants for critique of gastronomy (included in assignment)

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code NN87
Institution code L43
Campus name Duke St
Campus code 3

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points • GCSE English Language at grade C or above or equivalent.
• A-levels or equivalent related Level 3 qualification
• Relevant work experience will be considered
• All applicants will require an initial assessment and interview.

Applicants should hold a total UCAS Tariff points score from relevant qualifications of at least 96 points.

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6,465 Year 1
England £6,465 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,465 Year 1
Scotland £6,465 Year 1
Wales £6,465 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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City of Liverpool College University Centre
The Learning Exchange
Roscoe Street
L1 9DW

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