HND in Hospitality Management (Degree Pathway Course)
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Mont Rose College of Management and Sciences offers this course with the approval of BTEC Edexcel. The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding, and practical skills required in the hospitality industry and also offers particular specialist emphasis through the choice of specialist units.
|Awarding Body||Pearson Edexcel|
|Level of Course||HND is a Level 5 qualification (equivalent to the second year of a UK bachelor’s degree). There is an embedded Higher National Certificate (HNC) Level 4 element. The learner can choose to exit at this point with the HNC qualification|
|Number of Credit Hours||Upon successful completion of the course, the student will have completed at least 15 units and 240 + credits. On completion of HNC, the student will have completed at least 8 units and 120 + credits|
|BTEC Higher National Certificate (1 Year)||The HNC is a level-4 qualification delivered over one year. The HNC is an embedded component of the HND; however, it can be taken as a stand-alone qualification. If a student opts to take the HNC, the student would be eligible for Higher National Certificate after successful completion of a minimum of 8 modules|
|BTEC Higher National Diploma (2 Years)||The HND is a level 5 qualification delivered over two years, the first year at level 4 and the second year at level 5. If a student opts to take the HND, the student would be eligible for a Higher National Diploma after the successful completion of a minimum of 15 modules|
|Attendance||A full-time student is required to attend 21 hours per week in term time|
|Workload||Total Qualification Time (TQT) is an estimate of the total amount of time required for a student to achieve and demonstrate the achievement of the level of attainment necessary for the award of a qualification. Each 15-credit module approximates to a TQT of 150 hours and 60 hours of Guided Learning. Mont Rose College recommends an average of 8-10 hours of home study per week for this programme|
|Total Guided Learning (GL)||Higher National Certificate (HNC) = 480 hours|
|Total Guided Learning (GL)||Higher National Diploma (HND) = 960 hours|
|Exemptions||No exemptions are allowed for this programme.|
The Pearson BTEC HNC Level 4 is made up of 120 credits and be completed over a years’ time. The HND a combination of both levels 4 and 5 and is made up of 240 credits; this qualification is usually studied full-time over two years or part-time over four years.
The award is made up of 15 units:
Teaching & Learning
Learners must achieve a minimum of 240 credits to be awarded level 5 HND.
The learning and teaching strategy for HND/C Hospitality Management is explicitly designed to contribute to the achievement of intended learning outcomes, which are clearly expressed at programme and module level.
The general approach to enabling the learning process for most modules involves:
Due to the wide variety of modules included in this programme, there may be different approaches adopted that are appropriate for a particular module. At the start of each module, tutors will provide a scheme of work that details the module structure, assessment, and learning and teaching approaches to be adopted.
The College has developed a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), Moodle, through which the students can access lecture notes and engage with staff and other Hospitality students.
Activities which can contribute to the Total Qualification Time include:
BTEC Higher Nationals in Hospitality Management are assessed using a combination of internally assessed Centre-devised internal assignments (which are set and marked by Centres) and internally assessed Pearson-set assignments (which are set by Pearson and marked by Centres). Pearson-set assignments are mandatory and target particular industry-specific skills.
Assessors must show how they have reached their decisions using the criteria in the assessment records. When a student has completed all the assessments for a unit, then the assessment team will give a grade for the unit. This is given simply according to the highest level for which the student is judged to have met all the criteria. Therefore:
Various assessment methods to be used are
Assessment decisions through applying unit-based criteria
Assessment decisions for BTEC Higher Nationals are based on the specific criteria given in each unit and set at each grade level. The criteria for each unit have been defined according to a framework to ensure that standards are consistent in the qualification and across the suite as a whole. The way in which individual units are written provides a balance of assessment of understanding, practical skills, and vocational attributes appropriate to the purpose of the qualifications.
Mont Rose College recruits students of good achievement from all educational backgrounds. Proven previous exam results are the main criteria for admission to Mont Rose College. International (Tier-4) students also need to show English language competence to secure admission.
The following criteria must be met in order to secure admission to Mont Rose College. At least one of the following in academics:
International (Tier-4) students must show proof of English-language competence through success in an English test or background approved by UKBA. They should have The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) The B2 level and above in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Students from the European Union (EU) students should also have good exam results and/or background in the English language.
Restrictions on Learner Entry:
The Edexcel BTEC Higher National qualifications are for learners aged 18 years and over.
New intakes each January/April/September
Total Course Duration:
Progression Routes on Completion
The Pearson BTEC level-5 HND in Hospitality Management offers a progression route for learners who wish to be employed in the Hospitality industry. The Pearson BTEC level-5 HND in Hospitality Management is particularly useful for learners who want to progress to a Bachelors Degree
The tuition fee for the academic year 2022/2023– £7,724; for the academic year 2023/2024– £8,110 and will apply to both the new and the continuing MRC students. For the majority of the students, the course is fully funded by the Student Loan Company https://www.gov.uk/
Awarding Body Membership Fee:
The Pearson fee for HND Membership is paid by the College at the time of student enrolment.
Tuition Fees: £14,500 per annum
Early Bird Discount: £500
Bursary: students arriving from some countries may be eligible for a bursary. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
How to Apply
Please download the application form from https://mrcollege.ac.uk/apply-online/. Complete and return it to Mont Rose College with relevant qualification documents, one suitable reference, and a copy of your passport via email and attached scanned document copies at:
or by post to Mont Rose House, 412-416 Eastern Avenue, Gants Hill, IG2 6NQ.
Study Location: Mont Rose House, 412-416 Eastern Avenue, Gants Hill, IG2 6NQ.
Level of Course
21 Hours per week
Morning and Afternoon
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