Higher Education (After Secondary School)
UK Higher Education Diploma
in Hospitality Management!
"Edexcel BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management" it is the education, which will help you to make a career at the management level in the hospitality industry or to start a business for yourself. Gain valuable knowledge and British tertiary qualifications to reach your maximum potential.
Programme includes following mandatory units:
What will be the training schedule?
Start in 2016 on February 1 and September 5 (the intake twice per year).
Duration of training - 2 years (4 semesters), size of the program - 240 credit points.
Form of training - full-time.
If you have completed one of our programs before, you will be able to transfer assessments / credit points, so you can reduce the length of training. For more information ask at the college administration.
Is there a dormitory or a hostel provided?
You may stay at a student dormitory (the cost starts from 150 Euro per month).
What teachers will be teaching classes?
The team consists mainly of hospitality professionals - people that have worked in the business and know the ins-and-outs of it. They are leading managers of local and international hotels, as well as experts - representatives of Hospitality Industry associations.
What is the tuition fee?
Admission fee is 500 Euro (payment for registration in Edexcel Online in the UK)
Annual tuition fee for EU students - 1830 Euro
Annual tuition fee for students from CIS countries - 2500 Euro, for other international students - 2700 Euro (per Year).
We encourage achievements in the studies! For good grades receive a 5% discount of the cost of training, and for the great - 10%! The first semester discount is based on previous school result and future discounts - based on the results of the each following semester.
You can get more information about discounts here
How to apply for admission?
Admission information for foreign students here
What can I do after completing Program?
Upon completion of training you can start to build a career in the local or international level, or continue education in universities in Latvia, the UK, Switzerland or another country, achieving Bachelor Degree in just one year, as the earned credit points can be transferred. BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management will open you the door to the most prestigious universities and companies worldwide!
Who issues the diploma?
Hotel Management College in Riga is the representative of Edexcel BTEC in the Baltic countries and provides courses, according with Edexcel standards (Centre number: 90478).
Edexcel (owned by Pearson Education Ltd) is the world's largest examination organization, offering academic and vocational programs (BTEC) qualifications and the testing of acquired knowledge and the training and skills of more than 25,000 schools in the UK and more than 100 countries around the world. Click here for details.
Advantages of this qualification?
QUALITY - Edexcel qualification assures that you have gained the professional knowledge and skills according to international standards. This is particularly important if you plan to make a career within multinational corporations.
FLEXIBILITY - if you decide to discontinue your studies before the end of the program, you may qualify for a lower level of qualification (such as the Edexcel BTEC Level 4 Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management for 120 credit points).
MOBILITY - Edexcel qualifications allows you to prolong your studies in higher education (in more than 200 colleges and Universities in Europe, America, Middle East, Asia or even Australia). This can save a great deal of time and unnecessary expense, because all credited points may be transferred to other programmes. For example, you need study only one year more to achieve Bachelor Degree, it means you will not lose any day!
MANAGEMENT SKILLS – the main emphasis of higher education program we offer is focused on the acquisition of entrepreneurial and management skills. You will be able to apply to high positions in management of hotels and hotel chains around the world, as well as to open your own business - a restaurant, guest house, camping or even a hotel.
ENGLISH – the ability to speak English in the tourism and hospitality industry is hard to overestimate as it is the main language of the industry throughout the world. In this program you will learn to use it freely in everyday communication.
SPECIAL OFFER from Pearson
By completing a Level 5 BTEC HND outside the UK, You can then come to the UK to live and study, coming away with an undergraduate UK degree (Bachelor) in just one year! Pearson (owner of Edexcel) guarantees direct pathways to the third year.
For example, students who complete their Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management in Hotel Management College in Riga can progress to a one-year top-up Bachelor Degree in Strategic Hospitality Management from the University of Gloucestershire, UK.
As well as entry to the final year of an undergraduate degree programme, you’ll receive a student welcome pack which includes: