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Catering & Hospitality

Foundation Degree in Hotel and Catering Management

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of hospitality, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insight to develop an understanding of managing hospitality and catering organisations more effectively.

Modules include Guest Services, Tourism and Events, Marketing Accounting Fundamentals ,Restaurant Operations, Physical Resource Management, Applied Professional Development ,World Cuisine, Introduction to Hospitality Tourism and Events, Principles of Gastronomy, On Licensed Premises Management, Strategic Management and Contemporary Themes in Hospitality.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 1 A Levels at C grade or 2 A Levels at E grade or above or MP /PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

The recognised progression route is the BA (Hons) in Hotel and Catering Management - top up degree.

Graduates have employment prospects in hospitality and catering disciplines, for example: weddings and banquet planning, food and beverage manager, restaurant manager, corporate hospitality and conference and banqueting manager.

Study Mode




Course Length

2 years

Course Time



This programme is awarded by University of Wales Trinity St. David.


The programme will include lectures, fieldwork, practical and tutorial sessions. There is a work placement required for the Applied Industrial Placement module in year 2. You will mainly complete written assignments as you progress through the programme. One module requires an exam at the end of each academic year. In the second year, the Applied Industrial Placement involves an oral assessment.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme.

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated 3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

This programme requires work placement(s). They may incur travelling costs. The expectation is that students arrange the work placements themselves so any costs will depend on where you arrange to work. This may influence your decisions on the placements you choose.

2 years PT, HE

Contact Details

Naomi Hillen 01639 648344