Career in hospitality management

Diploma in Hospitality Management provides insights into today’s emerging Global Hospitality & Tourism industry. The diploma could add greater value to prepare you as a major contributor in the growing hospitality sector. Diploma in Hospitality Management is awarded by IQN and credit rated at Level 7 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).

Individuals involved with hospitality management, tourism management, or hotel administration

A university student considering placements, careers in hospitality industry and/or further study

Someone with a general interest in hospitality management


Total time to complete the diploma will depend on your background and willingness. Exam can be taken any time of the year. Hence, you can take whatever time you feel appropriate for your preparation.

Our course book is sufficient to ensure exam success as we do not set any MCQ outside the content of the course book. Our practice questions are important to assess your own progress and preparation. If we’ve a training centre in your location, you will have to study with the centre. If we don’t have a training centre in your location, you can study independently.


There is only one exam to qualify for the diploma. There will be total 40 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions). Each MCQ will carry 2.5 marks and total marks is 100. Duration of the exam is 60 minutes. You will need to get minimum 60% marks to pass the exam. If you fail, you can always resit the exam. There is no restriction on the number of resit you can attempt.

Our exam fee is £129 and payable through Pearson VUE web account. Exam fees become due only when you decide to take the exam. If you fail in your first exam, you can resit by paying only £49.

Free initial registration!

Exam fee

Resit fee, if you need to retake the exam

If we have a training centre near your location, you will have to study with the centre. The centre will provide preparation classes for diploma in hospitality exam. Tuition fees set by the training centre are in addition to IQN exam fees payable through Pearson VUE. We do not allow any ‘independent learning’ in locations where we have registered training provider for the Diploma in Hospitality Management.


We recognise your prior learning. If you have already achieved a qualification, then you may claim exemption on the relevant IQN qualification.

Please download ‘RPL Graduate Application Form’, fill it up and send to along with the relevant supporting documents (e.g. academic certificates, diplomas, transcripts, syllabuses).

We will then let you know the outcome of your application through email.


If you need further information about the qualification, please send an email to

IQN Diploma in Hospitality Management is being discontinued from December 2018. No new learners will be accepted onto the diploma programme after June 30, 2018 and the final exam session is December 31, 2018.