International Property Development A

Subject ABPL90038 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

June, 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: Students will travel overseas for an intensive period
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: The following subject:
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Corequisites: None specified
Recommended Background Knowledge: None specified
Non Allowed Subjects: The following subject:
Core Participation Requirements: None specified


Dr Hao Wu


Environments and Design Student Centre
T: +61 3 8344 6417/9862
F: +61 3 8344 5532
Subject Overview:

A series of case studies conducted in Hong Kong, Shanghai, 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.

  • 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
  • Assessment: Case studies and professional reports equivalent to 10,000 words (100%).
    Prescribed Texts: None specified
    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:
    • Case study work in teams
    • Written professional reports
    • Oral presentations
    • International experience

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    Notes: This subject may be run in an intensive mode. Check the timetable for details.
    Related Course(s): Master of Property
    Master of Property

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