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Hospitality Management HND

(SCQF level 8)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure

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Mode of Study


Start Date

31st Aug 2020, 2 years


City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome


This two-year Hospitality Management course helps you to 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 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

  • Two Highers at Grade C or above; OR
  • National Qualification in Hospitality or related subject; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You’ll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you’ll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you’re interested in this subject area.

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 Service.
  • Alcoholic Beverages.
  • Food Production.
  • Food Hygiene (REHIS Intermediate).
  • Accommodation Servicing.
  • Front Office Procedures.
  • Hospitality Financial and Control System.

We also offer students a variety of paid work placements in some of Glasgow’s top establishments which you can apply for in August, once you've been accepted onto the course.

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

Successful students can progress on to:

  • Year three of BA 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