Diploma in Hospitality Management




Dr Oswald Mhlanga

Programme Description

The aim/focus of the Diploma in Hospitality Management is to provide learners with the appropriate knowledge, technical and personal skills and attitudes to work effectively, efficiently and sustainably at operational and supervisory levels within the hospitality industry. Their basic managerial and high level operational competencies in hospitality management operation will provide the foundation to process into managerial positions. The diploma will enable graduates to manage future operations competently including front office management, housekeeping, culinary arts, beverage services, practical knowledge of wines, cocktails and Barista training.

Upon completion of this qualification, graduates will be able to: 
  • Utilise the required technical skills to effectively apply different cooking methods suitable for particular events and Determine the role of ingredients in pastry making. 
  • Utilise the required technical skills to prepare various types of pastries 
  • Demonstrate the effectively apply the risk-return principle, the cost-benefit principle as well as the time value of money principle in a hospitality organisation. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to calculate different types of costs incurred in hospitality and catering enterprises 
  • Demonstrate entrepreneurial initiative applied in the development of a business plan for a hospitality enterprise. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare a budget for a specific period showing the estimated turnover and other income as well as the estimated expenses and therefore the results as estimated income.

 

Admission Requirements:

  • Candidates should have a matric certificate with a Diploma endorsement and meeting the minimum admission requirements of a Level 4 (50 %+) in English Home Language as well as a Level 3 (40%+) in Mathematics or Level 4 (50%+) in Mathematical Literacy.
  • One additional language
  • Any other four modules
  • Minimum APS scores of 26 or more with Mathematics or APS scores of 27 or more with Mathematical Literacy.
 

Career Opportunities

The graduate is equipped with diverse skills such as food and beverage management, housekeeping, culinary arts, hospitality marketing, entrepreneurial and soft skills. Graduates can work in hospitals, higher education institutions, restaurants, hotels or events organisations.
 

Curriculum Structure

YEAR 1
MODULE NAME CODE CREDITS SEMESTER CO-REQUISITES PRE-REQUISITES
Accommodation Management 1A ACM1101 10 1 None None
Hospitality Information Systems 1 HINF1 12 1 None None
Culinary Studies and Nutrition 1A Practical CSN11P1 6 1 CSN11T1 None
Culinary Studies and Nutrition 1A Theory CSN11T1 6 1 CSN11P1 None
Food and Beverage Studies 1A Theory FBS11T1 4 1 FBS11P1 None
Food and Beverage Studies 1A Practical FBS11P1 6 1 FBS11T1 None
Hospitality Communication 1A HCOM101 4 1 None None
Hospitality Financial Management 1A HFM101 6 1 None None
Hospitality Health and Safety 1 HHS111 8 1 None None
Hospitality Management 1A HOM101 6 1 None None
Hospitality Service Excellence HSE 8 1 None None
           
Accommodation Management 1B ACM1102 10 2 None None
Culinary Studies and Nutrition 1B Practical CSN11P2 6 2 CSN11T2 None
Culinary Studies and Nutrition 1B Theory CSN11T2 4 2 CSN11P2 None
Food and Beverage Studies 1B Theory FBS11T2 4 2 FBS11P1 None
Food and Beverage Studies 1B Practical FBS11P2 6 2 FBS11T2 None
Hospitality Communication 1B HCOM102 4 2 None None
Hospitality Financial Management 1B HFM102 6 2 None None
Hospitality Management 1B HOM102 6 2 None None
TOTAL   120      
YEAR 2
Hospitality Operations Practice 1 HOP222 60 1 None HOM101; HOM102
           
Accommodation Management 2 ACM21T1 8 2 None ACM1101; ACM1102
Culinary Studies and Nutrition 2 Practical CSN21P1 8 2 CSN21T1 CSN11P1; CSN11P2
Culinary Studies and Nutrition 2 Theory CSN21T1 4 2 CSN21P1 CSN11T1; CSN11T2
Food and Beverage Studies 2 Theory FBS21T1 4 2 FBS21B1 FBS11T1; FBS11T2
Food and Beverage Studies 2 Practical FBS21B1 8 2 FBS21T1 FBS11P1; FBS11P2
Hospitality Communication 2 HCOM222 4 2 None HCOM101; HOM102
Hospitality Financial Management 2 HFM211 8 2 None HFM101; HFM102
Hospitality Industry Law 1 HIL111 4 2 None None
Hospitality Management 2 HOM211 8 2 None HOM101; HOM102
Hospitality Information System 2 HINF2 4 2 None HINF1
TOTAL   120      
YEAR 3
Accommodation Management 3 ACM311 12 1 None ACM21T1
Hospitality Financial Management 3 HFM321 12 1 None HFM211
Hospitality Industry Law 2 HIL211 6 1 None HIL111
Hospitality Management 3 HOM321 12 1 None HOM211
Hospitality Information System 3 HINF3 6 1 None HINF2
Event Management 3 EVMN3 12 1 None None
           
Hospitality Operations Practice 2 HOP333 60 2   HOP222
TOTAL   120      
TOTAL CREDITS   360      


Tuition Fee Structure: 2020

Diploma in Hospitality Management
Year Amount
First Year R41 473
Second Year R40 874
Third Year R45 309
 

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