Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Year and Campus:||2012 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 12 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
Dr Chris Heywood
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This exceptional program provides a professional qualification in valuation to those who hold an undergraduate degree in a semi-cognate discipline such as Commerce, Business, Planning, Architecture, Building, Quantity Surveying, Law or Engineering and at least one year of documented relevant work experience, or equivalent.
The purpose of the graduate diploma is to provide graduates in semi-cognate disciplines with sufficient valuation theory and practice to achieve recognition as a certified practising valuer (after a requisite period of industry experience).
The course aims to develop skills in property valuation and is designed to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
Students must complete 100 points of core subjects as detailed below.
(Students may vary subject selection in consultation with the course coordinator.)
|Subject Options:|| |
Students complete the following subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
For a sample course plan please visit:
1.The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant’s ability to pursue successfully the course using the following criterion:
2.The Selection Committee may conduct interviews and tests and call for referee reports and employer references, as appropriate, to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
For information about how to apply click here.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne School of Design is the graduate school of the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. It offers professional entry programs in Architecture, Construction Management, Landscape Architecture, Property and Urban Planning. It offers specialist development programs in Property Valuation, Planning and Design and in Urban Design.
The Melbourne School of Design welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is the University and Faculty (Architecture, Building and Planning) policy to take reasonable steps to make reasonable adjustments so as to enable students’ participation in degrees offered by the Melbourne School of Design (MSD).
A candidate for degrees offered in the MSD must have abilities and skills which include the following: observation; communication; motor; conceptual, integrative, and quantitative; and
(i) Observation: Candidates must be able to read text, diagrams, maps, drawings and numerical data. Candidates should be able to observe details at a number of scales and to record useful observations of environmental contexts.
(ii) Communication: Candidates should be able to communicate with fellow students, professional and academic staff, members of relevant professions and the public. Candidates
(iii) Motor: Candidates should have sufficient motor function to elicit information from environmental contexts. Off campus investigations may include visits to construction sites,
(iv) Intellectual-Conceptual, Integrative and Quantitative Abilities: These abilities include measurement, calculation, reasoning, analysis, synthesis and, importantly, the ability to
(v) Behavioural and Social Attributes: A candidate must possess behavioural and social attributes that enable them to participate in a complex learning environment. Students are
Students who feel a disability will prevent them from meeting the above academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit.
Refer to University of Melbourne graduate attributes located at http://www.unimelb.edu.au/about/attributes.html
The Graduate Diploma in Property Valuation is designed to meet the academic requirements of the Australian Property Institute (Certified Practising Valuer) and will enable you to pursue a career as a valuer.
Please note: The Australian Property Institute requires that a candidate's first degree be a "partially qualifying degree" which covers the fields listed above. Candidates should confirm the eligibility of their first degree to meet the definition of "partially qualifying degree". Candidates who do not have a partially qualifying degree wil be required to take an additional four subjects (50 points) to be selected in consultation with the course coordinator.
|Links to further information:||http://www.msd.unimelb.edu.au/property/graduate-diploma-property-valuation.html|
Download PDF version.