Level 4 Diploma in Hotel Management
The Undergraduate Level 4 Diploma in Hotel Management is a 120 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate degree in Hotel Management, which can either be completed at a UK university on campus or via distance learning.
This course is made up of 10 Level 4 modules (120 credits) and 10 level 5 modules (120 credits), each level also includes 8 written assignments. If a student decides to only study at Level 4 they will receive 120 credits and can apply for an exemption from the first year of a university Degree course.
Each module consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials comprise recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources. A full explaination of how you will be assessed can be found here.
If you decide to top up to a full Undergraduate Degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are listed below. Please note, the below costs are for distance learning/online only. You have the option of finishing on campus, Costs will vary depending on which university you chose to complete the final year at.
Northampton University Via LSM
Undergraduate Top up to BBA – £3600
University of Derby
Undergraduate Top up to BBA – £4400
University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Undergraduate Top up to BBA – €6000
NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their studies. Visit www.slc.co.uk for more information.
- Level 4 Module Listing
Food and Beverage Operations, Students will gain an understanding of the processes involved in food and beverage operations, including practical aspects of food and beverage production and service.
Food Safety and Hygiene, Students will understand the need to comply with regulations and effectively manage procedures for ensuring food safety.
Hospitality and Hotel Housekeeping, Students will understand the role of the housekeeping department within a hospitality setting. This unit will identify the importance of the housekeeping department and the impact it has on the hospitality operation.
Customer Service, Students will be able to understand the importance of a customer focused hospitality establishment in a competitive environment by carrying out research on customers’ requirements and expectations. Students will also gain skills to deliver excellent customer service and evaluate the benefits of exceeding customers’ expectations.
Front Office Operations, Students will understand the role of the front office department within a hospitality setting. This unit will identify the importance of the front office department and the impact it has on the overall hospitality operation.
Accounting and Cost Control, Students will understand the principles of costing within hospitality and the contents of key financial statements used, along with the basic accounting techniques used to produce and analyse them.
Global Tourism and Hospitality, Students will understand the size and scope of the global tourism and hospitality industry. The unit examines the influences that affect it and the growth of its brands within international markets.
Marketing, Students will be able to understand the key principles of the marketing concept and relate the role of the marketing mix to the hospitality industry. Students will understand the marketing cycle and be able to devise a promotional campaign.
Employee Engagement, Students will understand the concept of employee engagement and the key components. Students will be able to assess how employee engagement can have an impact on the overall business performance by introducing specific strategies and practices.
Training and CPD, Students will be able to use different methods for identifying the need for training in a hospitality setting. Students will understand how individuals learn in different ways and the importance of selecting the most effective training method. Students will then be able to plan, design, deliver and evaluate the effectiveness of a training session or program. The students will also be introduced to the concept of Continuous Professional Development and the need and relevance for it in a hospitality setting.