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Hospitality (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure

Applications closed

Mode of Study


Start Date

31st Aug 2020, 2 years


City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome


This course helps you develop the knowledge and skills required to operate effectively at supervisory level in the hospitality industry. The first year covers a range of subjects both practical and theoretical. The second year focuses on providing you with the necessary managerial knowledge and skills for a junior management position.

This HND Hospitality Management is a valuable qualification for employment in an exciting and ever-changing industry, as well as a good preparation for further studies.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit:

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Successful completion of the HNC Hospitality Operations or similar award, including a pass in Graded Unit 1; OR
  • Relevant industrial experience at supervisory level.

Additional selection requirements

  • Offers are subject to attending an interview with a member of the Hospitality / Events team where you should describe your interest and/or experience in hospitality, and your hopes for after completing the course.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Food and Beverage Management.
  • Licenced Premises Operations.
  • Managing Organisations.
  • Accommodation Management.
  • Managing Human Resources in the Hospitality Industry.

After the course


The course prepares you for employment at junior management/supervisory level in a hospitality department, and graduate training schemes with many large organisations.

We work with key representatives from industry to offer graduate training positions following the successful completion of the HND.

Continuing study

On successful completion of your HND you may apply to:

  • Year three of BA International Hospitality Management at Edinburgh Napier University.
  • Year three of BA Tourism at the University of the West of Scotland.
  • Year three of BA International Business and Hospitality Management at Glasgow Caledonian University.
  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    31st Aug 2020, 2 years
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome