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LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5

Unit description

Introduces students to the built environment in hospitality and how that shapes the experiences of both guests and staff.  Students focus on the planning and design process.

Unit content

  1. An introduction to facilities & design and the development process of new hotels
  2. Facilities planning & design decisions
  3. Designing for Hospitality: Guest Floors & Rooms
  4. Designing for Hospitality: The Public Spaces
  5. Designing for Hospitality: The Back-of-House Areas
  6. Translating theory into practice: Designing and presenting the main functional areas of a new hotel concept.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate knowledge of the planning and design process for hospitality facilities
2identify and analyse the relationship between the physical dimensions of the built space and the guest experience
3demonstrate the capability to conceptualise, plan, design, and present a proposal for a hospitality facility
4demonstrate the knowledge and skills to reflect upon the challenges of presenting and maintaining hospitality facilities to meet guest and staff needs.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the planning and design process for hospitality facilities
  2. identify and analyse the relationship between the physical dimensions of the built space and the guest experience
  3. demonstrate the capability to conceptualise, plan, design, and present a proposal for a hospitality facility
  4. demonstrate the knowledge and skills to reflect upon the challenges of presenting and maintaining hospitality facilities to meet guest and staff needs.

Prescribed Learning Resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz30%
Project proposal50%
Presentation20%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz30%
Project proposal50%
Presentation20%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz30%
Project proposal50%
Presentation20%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.

Fee paying courses
For postgraduate or undergraduate full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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