Income Property Analysis (PG)

Subject 702-811 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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: 1 x 2 hour (Lectures per week) and 1 x 1 hour (Tutorial per week)
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: 702-211 (ABPL20003) - Income Property Analysis
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:


Dr Hao Wu
Subject Overview: Topics covered in this subject include: Application of financial mathematics to property valuation and analysis; Further investment theory; Property market analysis; commercial, retail, industrial, and residential markets; Property investment analysis and discounted cash flow; Valuation theory and practice: the income, cost and market comparison approaches.

On completion of the subject students should be able to:

  • Examine a commercial property market
  • Understand fundamentals of income property analysis
  • Interpret a discounted cash flow
Assessment: Assignments totaling no more than 2000 words (40%) and one three-hour examination (60%). A grade of at least 40% must be achieved in the final examination in order to pass the subject.
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

RM Whipple (1995), Property Valuation and Analysis. Law Book Company, Sydney.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Computer spreadsheet skills
  • Financial mathematics skills

Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Graduate Diploma in Property Valuation

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