Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 hours per week (1 x 2 hour seminar) |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Owen Lennie
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Topics covered include:
Commercial property as an investment asset class; Legal basis of property ownership; Property joint ventures, partnerships, trusts, funds and companies; Listed and unlisted REITs; Valaution and pricing of property securities; Equity and debt financing; Taxation of property investment vehicles, including stapled entities; Recent trends in property investment products
On successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
Assessment involves development of proficiency in written and oral presentation, research ability and related skills.
Written presentation on three property funds, due week 5, 15%, 500 words
Two-week workshop to create a business case for a property funds management business, due week 7, 15%, 500 words
Written assignment on unit pricing for listed and unlisted property funds, due week 9, 15%, 500 words
Peer-assessed oral presentation based on other written assignments, due week 12, 15%, 500 words
Class paper on a relevant topic, due exam period, 40%, 3000 words
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Course materials and reader.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students should have improved advanced generic skills as follows:
The course includes presentations by working professionals and executives from the property funds management sector of the financial services industry.
Master of Property |
Master of Property
200 point Master of Property |
300 point Master of Property
Melbourne School of Design multidisciplinary elective subjects
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