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Hospitality - January Start HNC

(SCQF level 7)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty of Leisure and Lifestyle

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Mode of Study


Start Date

4th Jan 2018, 1 year

4th Jan 2018, 1 year


City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome


This course is a 12 credit HNC in Hospitality covering a range of related subjects, both practical and theoretical. This course provides you with a valuable qualification for employment in an exciting, vibrant and ever changing industry, or articulation to further studies.
This course runs for 6 months from January - June 2018.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • One Higher with a minimum of a C pass; OR
  • NQ in Hospitality or other appropriate NQ; OR
  • Offers are subject to attending an interview with a member of the Hospitality/Events team where you should articulate your interest and/or experience in hospitality and your goals after completing the course.
You’ll be invited to a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you are interested in this subject.

What you study

The subjects you'll study on this course include:
  • Food and Beverage Service.
  • Hospitality Supervision
  • Alcoholic Beverages.
  • Food Production Processes.
  • Food Hygiene (REHIS Intermediate).
  • Front Office Procedures.
  • Hospitality Financial and Control Systems.
  • Hospitality Industry
We also offer students a variety of paid work placements in some of Glasgow’s top establishments, which you can apply for in January once you've been accepted on the course.

After the course


This course prepares you for a career at an operational or supervisory level in a hospitality department of a hotel, a restaurant or bar, or directly into a graduate training scheme with larger organisations. We work with key representatives from industry to offer graduate training positions following the successful completion of the HNC.

Continuing study

Successful students can progress on to:

Year 2 of the HND Hospitality Management if you complete an additional three credits
Once you achieve your HND in Hospitality Management you may progress onto the following courses at degree level - Year 3 of BA Hospitality Management at Edinburgh Napier University, which we offer at City Campus in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University; Year 3 of BA International Business and Hospitality Management at Glasgow Caledonian University; Year 3 of BA Tourism at the University of the West of Scotland.


How the course is taught

The course is taught through both practical and theoretical classes, which include demonstrations, group activities, case studies.

Assessment methods

Both practical and theoretical class based assessments as well as project based assessments to complete in your own time.

Additional Information


Restaurant and kitchen uniforms to work in these areas.

Dress code

Restaurant and kitchen uniforms to work in these areas.

  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    4th Jan 2018
    End Date:
    22nd Jun 2018
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome