Full Time - 1 Year
Start Date (s)
18th September 2023

Course Description

This vibrant and dynamic course incorporates value-adding input from guest speakers and industry specialists, and is composed of three modules that cover hospitality management in relation to managing people (Issues in Human Resource Management), managing processes (Hospitality Operations) and managing strategy development (Strategic Planning for the Hospitality Industry).

There is also a cutting-edge module that looks at latest developments and emerging trends in hospitality management (Emerging Trends in the Hospitality Industry) and a module that enables independent research study into a hospitality management problem or particular subject of interest (Research Methods and Project).

You’ll graduate this course business-ready and in a position to seek new employment in the hospitality industry or related sectors. Alternatively this course can help you enhance your existing employment, with improved hospitality management acumen, capability and insights.

Awarding Institute

This is a multi-disciplinary degree course validated by London Metropolitan University. One or more modules or the full course has been developed and delivered by Nelson College London and has been evaluated and deemed by London Metropolitan university (London Met) to be of an equivalent standard and quality to that of its own provision, and therefore suitable to lead to one of its own awards.

Course Structure / Units

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Level Six Autumn Entry

Semester Code Title Credits
Autumn  LT6032GN Strategic Planning for the Hospitality Industry 30
Autumn  LT6031GN Hospitality Operations 30
Spring LT6088GN Emerging Trends in the Hospitality Industry 15
Summer LT6087GN Issues in Human Resource Management 15
Spring & Summer LT6P28GN Research Methods and Project  30

Level Six Spring Entry

Semester Code Title Credits
Spring LT6088GN Emerging Trends in the Hospitality Industry 15
Spring LT6087GN Issues in Human Resource Management 15
Summer LT6031GN Hospitality Operations 30
Autumn  LT6032GN Strategic Planning for the Hospitality Industry 30
Summer & Autumn LT6P28GN Research Methods and Project  30

Entry Requirements

Requirements in both sections (A and B) must be met.

A) A minimum of an HND or Foundation Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

B) All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If your previous study was not in English, you may need to provide an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (or equivalent).


Pass an entry diagnostic assessment organised by the College.

In addition to entry requirements above, the College must comply with its Policy and Procedures and other regulatory bodies requirements in relation to entry and admission processes.

The College's Recruitment, Selection and Admission Policy can be found under the following link: Recruitment, Selection and Admission Policy


Assessment Weighting / Assessment:

This course consists of various assessment methods such as report, presentation, portfolio and project work. Further information on the assessment weighting can be found in the course and module specifications.


Other Information

Location of Study:

  • Most of the learning will take place on the college premises (Nelson College London, Commercial House, 406-410 Eastern Avenue, Ilford, Essex, IG2 6NQ), in our well-equipped classrooms. The college is easily accessible as it is near to Gants Hill tube station and is served by many local buses.

Course Composition:

  • This 120-credit course is currently offered on a full-time basis, with an entry in both Autumn and Spring
  • The course runs over a single academic year
  • Students are assessed using formative assessments, summative assessments, peer assessments, self-assessments and reflection, which are all part of the assessment strategy for this course. All summative assessments are internally moderated and aimed to assess performance against the aims of the module and its learning outcomes; these are also externally scrutinised
  • There are five modules to the course (Hospitality Operations; Strategic Planning for the Hospitality Industry; Emerging Trends in the Hospitality Industry; Issues in Human Resources Management; Research Methods and Project)
  • Students are assessed using a variety of methods, including group presentations, individual reports, portfolios, project proposals and project reports
  • Each module will include several core and additional textbooks (available in the library), together with other resources
  • The modules are segmented into a pattern involving guided study and independent study

Tuition Fees:

  • The college fee for this course is £9,000
  • NCL attaches the following conditions to the fee; these are set out in the offer letter to the students: 
    • The College reserves the right to increase course fees annually in line with the Retail Prices Index to take account of the College’s increased costs of delivering educational services. If the College intends to increase your course fees it will notify you of this as soon as reasonably practicable.