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

Program Learning Outcomes

Pearson’s qualifications are nationally and internationally recognised by employers and professional organisations. The recognition of the Higher National Diploma (HND) is a way for students to prepare for jobs and careers in their chosen field through membership of relevant professional bodies. Pearson students and graduates may be offered exemptions by professional bodies from parts of their own qualifications in relation to membership.

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