Accommodation Management PDA

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What is special about this course?

The successful running of accommodation requires a variety of skills. The PDA in Accommodation Management is aimed at those who are either employers or who are employed within the accommodation management sector.

The award will provide a range of topics relevant to both individuals and businesses.

Special features

  • The award is designed to both enhance your existing skills and knowledge, and introduce new areas of study such as e-commerce, marketing and interior design.
  • This online programme allows you the flexibility to fit your studies around your work and personal commitments

Entry requirements

  • 1 Scottish Higher(s) at grade C or above
  • Candidates must be employed in a relevant field and have a minimum of five years' experience within the industry and be able to demonstrate suitable levels of communication skills

Year 1 - PDA

Core modules are:

  • Creating a Culture of Customer Care
  • Management of Cleaning and Laundry Services
  • Quality Assurance & Systems
  • Fabric, Furnishings & Fittings
  • Financial Management
  • Food Hygiene - Intermediate
  • Staff Recruitment, Retention and Training
  • Resources Management
  • Introducing E-commerce

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time (Structured)

You will study online via the university’s virtual learning environment (VLE) with support from your tutors.

How long will my course last?

  • Part Time: 2 years

Where can I study my course?

Start date

  • September
  • February


 For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.


External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant university partner college for more information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Progression within the accommodation management sector.

Can I progress into further study?

BA Tourism and Hospitality Practice, subject to successful application for recognition of prior learning

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Accommodation Management PDA

I want to start in Jan/Feb 2019 or Aug/Sep 2019 or Jan/Feb 2020

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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