International Property Development A

Subject 702-670 (2008)

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Credit Points: 25.000
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 144. Total time commitment: 280 hours.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Enrolment in the Master of Property and Construction or permission of the subject coordinators.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Subject Overview:

A series of case studies conducted in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore over four intensive weeks. The fieldwork will be conducted by the University of Hong Kong. Case studies are to be carried out in groups. They will cover a range of property and construction topics including project inception, project finance, project valuation and appraisal, development appraisal, urban planning policies and permits, project procurement and delivery, construction planning and management, construction technology and services, construction methods and equipment, construction and leasing contracts and associated legal matters.

Students are required to arrange and pay for their own travel, accommodation and incidentals.

Assessment: Case studies and professional reports equivalent to 10,000 words (100%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts: Course materials including case study materials.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • To provide an international perspective in property and construction.
  • To observe and record industry operations in several Asian countries.
  • To enable international comparisons of property and construction markets.
  • To understand alternative cultural drivers of the property and construction industries.

On completion of this subject, students will have gained the following skills:

  • Case study work in teams
  • Written professional reports
  • Oral presentations
  • International experience

Related Course(s): Master of Property
Master of Property and Construction (by coursework)

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