Hospitality Management

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


In year 1 there is a mandatory 80 hours of work experience that can be carried out throughout the year - excellent on-the-job training to prepare you for your future career. There will be opportunities for you to participate in a programme of visits to hotels and other businesses operating within the Hospitality/Events industry - these visits will give you further insight into the hospitality industry. There are also opportunities for you to take part in competition work and you are encouraged to take advantage of the many volunteering opportunities available to you as an HND hospitality student.

Year 2 will cover a range of management topics: Managing Financial Resources, Human Resource Management , Accommodation Management and Management of Food and Beverage Operations. In addition there will be specialist units such as Alcoholic Beverages and Hospitality Management Accounting. The course will ensure you are well prepared to progress onto further training opportunities at degree level or into employment. Although there is no mandatory work experience element in year 2 it is recommended that you continue to gain industry experience while studying - this will enable you to keep up to date with industry standards and skills while developing your theoretical knowledge in College - fantastic on-going career development within the industry.

Entry Requirements

Higher English or another English based subject plus 3 subjects at National 5 including English and Maths; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5 or 6.

Progression Routes

You may choose to continue onto a degree course at university.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Professional Cookery and Hospitality

SCQF Level