Foundation Degree: Hospitality Management | Loughborough College

Foundation Degree in
Hospitality Management

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The Foundation Degree in Hospitality Management offers you the opportunity to gain a qualification which recognises your abilities and qualities through the accreditation of prior learning and existing experiences.

This course aims to provide you with the necessary skills to inform your professional practice and develop your knowledge through vocational learning.

Validated by Nottingham Trent University

Course Content

Enabling you to direct your own learning through our flexible approach to delivery, this course combines the study of core units with optional pathway modules and work experience placements.

This Foundation Degree aims to provide you with an understanding of the key concepts of hospitality management and employs various assessment methods in order to enhance your professional adaptability. You will be assessed on a continual basis throughout the duration of your course with techniques including reports, case study work, presentations, and exams.

Studying modules ranging from Food and Beverage Management to Hotel Management and Marketing, you will also have the opportunity to complete a work-based project which is relevant to the hospitality industry.

See the full programme specification.


Year 1
  • Customer Care
  • Industrial Placement
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Food & Beverage Operations
  • Event & Hospitality Planning 1
Year 2
  • Research Project
  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance
  • Hotel Management
  • International Hospitality
  • Event & Hospitality Planning 2


The programme includes course trips to relevant facilities and businesses within industry, as well as a variety of talks from guest speakers appropriate to the subject area. Additional industry qualifications are available as part of the programme.

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality and standards of provision at Loughborough College following its review of the institution in March 2014.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of 48 UCAS points
  • Vocational qualifications and experience are also considered.

UCAS code: N221 FdA/HM

Progression Opportunities

Hospitality provides a wide range of career opportunities and progression can be rapid for those with a management qualification. Successful graduates gain rewarding employment placements in various environments, including hotels, restaurants, and conference and exhibition facilities or from specialist (contract catering, transport catering) operations.

Graduates of this course with suitable grade profiles are automatically considered for progression on to final-year BA (Hons) degree programmes at Loughborough College.

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Key Facts


  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)



Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs: (Per Year)

  • Full Time (FT): £7,395.00

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UCAS Code:


College Course Code:

  • 18/19CFK5071

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