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Hospitality Management

Nottingham College

UCAS Code: HOS1 | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

UCAS Tariff

48

Typical Offer: Applicants should normally possess (or expect to achieve) a minimum of 48 UCAS tariff points. All applicants will receive due consideration and a wide variety of educational and other lifetime experiences can be taken into account.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Hospitality management

This new Level 4 Higher National Certificate course offers a broad introduction to the dynamic and exciting world of global hospitality. Students will learn about operational practice as well as the strategic development of the UK, European and international hospitality industries. Whether you are new to hospitality or have relevant previous experience and want to widen your horizons, these highly-regarded qualifications could enhance your future career prospects.

**This course is currently being designed and is offered subject to validation. We plan to have two intakes during 2023: firstly in February and then in September. Please check with the College for further information on start dates.**

**For the course scheduled to begin in February 2023, course delivery is planned to run continuously until the end of August 2023.**

**About the course**

Students will be encouraged to gain knowledge and understanding of the broad aspects of Hospitality Management. There will be a strong emphasis on employability skills and the underpinning knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations.

Programme content is designed to be appropriate for entry into or progression within the international hospitality sector and enables students to progress onto higher study at Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) or Level 6 BA (Hons) top-up pathways.

This course will be based at the college's new £58 million City Hub campus, near Nottingham train station. The campus opened in 2021 and features state of the art teaching and learning facilities, science laboratories, with a restaurant, cafe and performing arts venue.

**Higher National Certificate (Level 4) core modules may include:**

• The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
• Managing the Customer Experience
• Professional Identity and Practice
• The Hospitality Business Toolkit
• Leadership and Management for Service Industries

**Three optional units (the following list is indicative only):**

• Managing Food and Beverage Operations
• Managing Conference and Events
• Management Accounting
• Hospitality Marketing Essentials
• Human Resource Management
• Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

**Assessment**

Assignments (including timed assessments – some under examination conditions), individual and group presentations, discussions, academic posters, displays, leaflets, recorded interviews/role plays, reflective journals and work-based projects.

**Qualification awarded:**

Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Hospitality Management

**Bursaries**

We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2022-23 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information.

**Your career and progression**

From the Higher National Certificate (HNC) , students may progress to the Higher National Diploma (HND), from where they could progress to our BA (Hons) Service Sector Management or BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management top-up degrees or a similar programme at another institution (subject to entry requirements).

Students may further develop their careers by entering employment in a wide range of roles in the global hospitality and tourism sector such as: restaurant/bar/pub manager, conferencing and events manager, marketing and sales manager or hotel and resort manager.

Modules

Modules may include:
• The Contemporary Travel and Tourism Industry
• Managing the Customer Experience
• Professional Identity and Practice
• The Travel and Tourism Business Toolkit
• Leadership and Management for Service Industries
• Managing Conferences and Events
• Visitor Attraction Management
• Tour Operations Management
• Global Tourism Destinations
• Marketing Essentials for Travel and Tourism

Assessment methods

Assignments (including timed assessments – some under examination conditions), individual and group presentations, discussions, academic posters, displays, leaflets, recorded interviews/role plays, reflective journals and work-based projects.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£8,250
per year
England
£8,250
per year
EU
£8,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,250
per year
Republic of Ireland
£8,250
per year
Scotland
£8,250
per year
Wales
£8,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City Hub

Department:

Hospitality, Tourism and Aviation

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