Income Property Analysis

Subject ABPL20003 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 2, Parkville - 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

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 1 x 2 hour lecture per week, and 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week
Total Time Commitment: Not available

702-115 Introduction to Property, or equivalent

Corequisites: None Specified
Recommended Background Knowledge: None specified
Non Allowed Subjects: 702-811 (ABPL00042) Income Property Analysis (PG)
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website :


Dr Hao Wu


Environments and Design Student Centre
T: +61 3 8344 6417/9862
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Subject Overview:
  • application of financial mathematics to property valuation and analysis;
  • further investment theory;
  • property market analysis: commercial, retail, industrial, 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.
  • Assignments totalling no more than 2000 words (40%)
  • 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: The Valuation of Real Estate (2007), Australian Property Institute, Canberra
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completion of the subject students should have developed the following skills and capabilities:

  • computer spreadsheet skills;
  • financial mathematics skills.
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering & Bach of Planning & Design(Prop&Const)

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