Higher Education

Level 5 HND Hospitality Management (Culinary Arts Management)

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Redbridge Campus
  • Qualification

    Higher Education
  • Subject

    Hospitality and Culinary Arts
  • Schedule

    Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (Day and evening)
  • Duration

    72 Weeks
  • Course Target

    Higher Education

Course Fees

*Fee subject to OfS Approval. Fees displayed are on a per year basis

Entry requirements

GCSE grades A* to C and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) or Level 2 Functional Skills in math and English may be considered, 16-64 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels or Level 3 qualification in related subjects or Access to HE Diploma

Mature (over 21) students, who do not meet these academic qualifications but have relevant work or life experience will be considered.

Applicants are expected to attend an interview and may take College assessment for English and Math.


Culinary Arts Management is a versatile course that will give you the opportunity to excel in the food and beverage industry. In the kitchen, expect to learn innovative recipes, develop skills in patisserie, butchery and fishmongery and gain an understanding of food sustainability.

Whilst outside of the kitchen, you will develop skills in managing and planning hospitality/catering events, understanding menu development and managing the customers experience. Overall, this course will provide you with all the key skills, knowledge and understanding required to begin a successful career in the food and beverage industry.

Course Duration and Delivery Structure

The course duration is 2 years and the times/hours are: 2.5 days per week, 9am - 5pm

What Will I Study

Year 1 Unit

  • -The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
  • -Managing the Customer Experience
  • -Professional Identity and Practice
  • -The Hospitality Business Toolkit
  • -Creative Patisserie and Artisan Bakery
  • -Butchery and Fishmongery
  • -Work Experience
  • -Leadership and Management for Service Industries (Pearson-set)

Year 2 Unit

  • -Hospitality Consumer Behaviour and Insight
  • -Hospitality Supply Chain Management
  • -Menu Development, Planning and Design
  • -Creative Kitchen Management
  • -Food Innovation
  • -Managing and Planning an Event
  • -Research Project (Pearson-set)

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  • Assessment Criteria

    Written reports, Oral presentations, Practical Assessments, Peer assessment, Production of products, Portfolio/Exhibitions

  • Further Information

    You will be taught by industry experienced tutors in our state-of-the-art facility, taking a hands-on approach to your learning by combining practical work and theory-based written assignments. The curriculum is designed to equip you with skills that will enable you to progress to employment or further study. We aim to provide real working environments with our unique facilities, in order to fully prepare our students for a successful future.

    You can apply for the Student loan. Student loans can include a tuition fee loan and a maintenance loan to help with your living costs. Help and advice is available.

Further Information

Further studies: You can progress onto second/third year study in a chosen area of Hospitality Management.

Job opportunities: You will have the skills and knowledge for employment in a range of careers including Food and Beverage Associate, Pastry Chef, Culinary Manager etc. or Work as Freelancers in their field.

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