Property Securitisation

Subject ABPL90034 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

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

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 1, 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

On campus

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per week (1 x 2 hour seminar)
Total Time Commitment: 24 hours.
Prerequisites: The subject below or an equivalent.
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None specified
Recommended Background Knowledge: None specified
Non Allowed Subjects: None specified
Core Participation Requirements: None specified


Dr Harry Karamujic


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Subject Overview:

Topics covered include:

  • The relationship between direct and indirect ownership of property;
  • Property trusts, funds and companies;
  • Partnerships and joint ventures;
  • Subdivisions and time shares;
  • Asset allocation and asset selection;
  • Single property vehicles, multiple property undiversified vehicles, multiple property diversified vehicles;
  • The treatment of depreciation and obsolescence;
  • Perpetuities and terms certain.

At the end of the subject students should be able to:

  • Apply modern investment theory to the analysis of indirectly held property assets;
  • Construct a property trust vehicle;
  • Construct a syndicated vehicle;
  • Understand depreciation and obsolescence in the context of property trusts;
  • Understand the nature of property ownership entities.
Assessment: Case study projects and assignments totalling 5000 words (100%).
Prescribed Texts: None specified
Recommended Texts: Course materials and reader.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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

Students should have improved advanced generic skills as follows:

  • Skills and techniques available to the discipline;
  • Problems solving approaches;
  • Research methodologies;
  • Computer and information technologies;
  • Professional competences;
  • Oral, written and other presentation skills;
  • Participation in projects that require teamwork.
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Master of Property
Master of Property

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