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HNC in Hospitality Management

This is a full-time, one year programme resulting in the award of a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Hospitality Management, Level 4. This course is a stimulating and challenging programme of study that is both engaging and memorable for students. The varied approach to assessment supports progression to Level 5 and links assessments that are relevant to the local economy. The qualification is designed for students who want to develop their knowledge and skills with the aspiration to work in an international hospitality environment. The HNC is made up of modules which aim to introduce students to the subject of Hospitality Management whilst developing the skills required at this level. These skills include both verbal and written communication, information technology, numeracy, critical thinking and employability.

UCAS Course Code: N203

Course Information

  • Course Level

    Level 4

  • Awarding Body


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Managing Customer Experience
Professional Identity Practice
Contemporary Hospitality Industry
The Hospitality Business Toolkit
Leadership and Management for Service Industry
Managing Conference and Events
Managing Accommodation Services
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

A variety of assessment methods are used, including:
– Individual & Group presentations
– Essays
– Portfolios
– Reports
– Assignments based on simulated or case-study work
– Exhibitions

The requirements for applicants progressing from full-time education are 32 UCAS points/NVQ3 or equivalent Level 3 qualification. Some applicants come through the experiential route (relevant work or life experience). We have a long and successful record of supporting mature students, many of whom left formal education some time ago.

Students can progress onto BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 5.


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To find out more and apply for this course, please contact us via telephone or emailing us.

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 294125

Course Fees

Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition and assessment).

There may be some extra costs that you might need to make or choose to pay.

Books (you will have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies).
Printing and photocopying.
If your programme includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For more information about our course fees and available financial support, visit our Higher Education Fees and Finance section

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details