Hospitality Business Management University Diploma, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    2250 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    2250 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #801 (WUR) Online
This online Hospitality Business Management University Diploma course at University of Derby has been designed for hospitality professionals currently working in operational or supervisory positions who aspire towards more senior management roles within the industry. 

About

This online Hospitality Business Management University Diploma course at University of Derby is an important step towards an undergraduate degree if you have prior academic qualifications and are already working within the hospitality industry. It can be completed within 12 months. During the course you’ll develop your analytical, digital literacy and communication skills which can be directly applied in the workplace.

The online Hospitality Business Management University Diploma course will help you to build confidence and gain a deeper understanding of the hospitality sector and prepare you to progress to a higher level of study. It can also count towards your continued professional development (CPD).

After completing this course you may wish to continue onto our BA (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management (top up) degree and achieve a recognised undergraduate degree.

Career Info

The hospitality industry is very competitive and continually expanding, so there are many career opportunities to work either in the UK or overseas. Our online hospitality courses attract students from all over the world, enabling you to build your own global network of professional contacts. 

Programme Structure

Modules:

Diploma

  • Hospitality Management: Theories in Practices
  • Professional Development for Success
  • Researching and Reporting

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity 20 hrs/week
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You will need one of the following:
  • Level 3 qualification (e.g NVQ3) in hospitality or relevant subject e.g. tourism, business or management, plus a minimum of 2 years (full time equivalent) of relevant industry experience
  • Level 4 qualification (e.g. HE Certificate) in hospitality or relevant subject e.g. tourism, business or management, plus a minimum of 1 year (full time equivalent) of relevant industry experience

If you do not meet the entry criteria above, we may be able to consider relevant professional experience within the hospitality sector but this would be assessed by our admissions team on an individual basis.

For more information, please visit programme website.

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2250 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2250 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Student loans are now available for part-time students. You may be eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan or a Professional and Career Development Loan to help pay for your tuition fees.

There is funding and allowances available to students too. Depending on your circumstances you may be eligible for a Disabled Students’ Allowance or career specific funding such as ELC funding for the British Armed Forces.

You could also benefit from our discounts and savings. Our 10% alumni loyalty discount is available to University of Derby graduates and all students can take advantage of great savings and offers with well-known brands and retailers with the NUS Extra Student discount card.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.