HND in Hospitality Management (General Pathway) Programme Structure

Module Information

Qualification frameworks such as Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications are designated Higher Education qualifications in the UK. They are aligned to the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Subject Sector Benchmarks. These qualifications have been regulated to the Ofqual Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).


To achieve HND in Hospitality Management, students are required to complete 15 units, totalling 240 credits of which 120 credits are at Level 4, and 120 credits are at Level 5.

Core units and Optional unit

All students must take the following 5 core units and 3 optional units for Level 4:

  • The Contemporary Hospitality Industry (Core unit)
  • Managing the Customer Experience (Core unit)
  • Professional Identity and Practice (Core unit)
  • The Hospitality Business Toolkit (Core unit)
  • Leadership and Management for Service Industries (Pearson-set) (Core unit)
  • Managing Food and Beverage Operations (Optional unit)
  • Managing conference and Events (Optional unit)
  • Human Resource Management (Optional unit)

Core units + Optional units + Specialist units

Students need to take 2 Core unit, 2 Optional unit and 3 specialist units.

  • Research Project (Pearson-set) (Core unit)
  • Hospitality Consumer Behaviour and Insight (Core unit)
  • Managing and Running a Small Business (Optional unit)
  • Concepts and Innovation in Hospitality (Optional unit)
  • Revenue Management (Specialist unit)
  • Global Events (Specialist unit)
  • Integrated Hospitality Marketing Communications (Specialist unit)

**All the 15 units will be allocated through 6 semesters

Student Continuation to Year 2:

  • Student should PASS/Achieve minimum 90 credits to be allowed to start the second year.
    a. Each unit in year 1 carries 15 credits, hence student should PASS a minimum 6 units.
  • Students who are unsuccessful in achieving 90 credits (Pass minimum 6 units), should stay in year 1 to complete minimum requirements.

Any student who does not meet Continuation requirements may not be allowed, at the discretion of the College, to continue and the termination process will be invoked.

Guidance on Re-submission and Repeat:

  • A Student will only have one Re-submission opportunity for a Referred unit. A Re-submission
    typically involves a reworking of the original task.
  • At the discretion of the Assessment and Continuation Board, a student who has not passed the
    Re-Submission may have the opportunity to Repeat an assignment. This will not be based on the
    original task.
  • Students may not be allowed to transfer; this is at the discretion of the College.
  • Re-submission and Repeat should be capped to PASS.
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