Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

HND Hospitality Management (Events)

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Course Code: HE0044-1C Course Type: University-level (HE) Campus: Central Brighton Campus Start Date: September 2019 Duration: 2 Years

This course offers a clear pathway into the conference, hospitality and event industry. It will provide you with the management knowledge needed to work successfully in this dynamic industry. Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.

The course blends Level 4 and 5 Hospitality Management units, to incorporate topics such as event planning processes, marketing events, business tool kit, finance and developing your managerial skills. Courses are taught with a combination of facilitated learning and practical workshops, with the added expectation of self-directed study. Students will work as part of a team and independently in order to complete scheduled work. Following this course, students can join the final year of a BA degree course at a local university.

Key features

  • Experienced teaching staff
  • Supportive small-group teaching
  • Central Brighton location
  • Enrichment talks from industry professionals

Course requirements

Interview and normally a relevant Level 3 qualification or A Level.

Individual offer conditions will vary.

Courses are taught with a combination of facilitated learning and practical workshops, with the added expectation of self-directed study. Students will be expected to work as part of a team and independently in order to complete scheduled work.

This HND is run as a modular course over two years. There are nine core units and four specialist units.


Year 1 units:

  • The contemporary hospitality industry 
  • Managing the customer experience
  • Professional identity and practice
  • The hospitality business toolkit
  • Leadership and management for service industries
  • Plus additional units

Year 2 units:

  • Research project
  • Hospitality consumer behaviour and insight
  • Managing and planning an event
  • Global events
  • Plus two additional units



Facilities

Access to quality teaching resources, rooms and studios

Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the METs virtual learning environment

Library and computing facilities

Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support

Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks

A travel agency and a hair and beauty salon, both open to the public and offering exceptional value

Facilities

On successful completion of the two-year HND course, students can either progress to the final year of a degree at a university, or seek employment.

Potential careers include:

  • Events manager
  • Conference and banqueting manager
  • Events project manager
  • Assistant general manager
  • Duty manager
  • Assistant hospitality manager
  • Hospitality customer relationships manager
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