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The award
University Diploma

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 2370 per total

How you will study
online

Course starts
January, May, September

International course fees
GBP 2370 per total

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About Hospitality Business Management at University of Derby Online Learning

This online Hospitality Business Management University Diploma course has been designed for hospitality professionals currently working in operational or supervisory positions who aspire towards more senior management roles within the industry. This online Hospitality Business Management University Diploma course 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.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardUniversity DiplomaHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsJanuary, May, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 2370 per totalInternational course feesGBP 2370 per total

Entry requirements

You will need one of the following:

  • 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
  • Level 5 qualification in a non-relevant subject area and experience in the hospitality industry for 2 or more years (full-time equivalent)
  • Applicants who possess a relevant level 3 qualification will be considered if a proof of professional experience in the hospitality industry for more than two years (full-time equivalent) is included in application.

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.

If English is not your first language and you studied your previous qualification(s) in a language other than English, you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.0*
  • TOEFL 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based)
  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
  • London Tests of English: we accept level 4 for undergraduate courses
  • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
  • International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C*

*If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0. We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.

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