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.
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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.
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CoordinatorDr Kimberly Winson-Geideman
This subject introduces students to the various legal, economic and social systems that affect the environment at the level of the individual property. The subject covers theories and practices pertaining to the control, transfer, development and decisions about material goods in the built and natural environments.
Understanding of rights as they relate to land tenure and property, particularly residential property in Australia and their evolution over time.
Knowledge of key processes involved in ownership of property, such as land tenure transfer and urban planning.
Knowledge of key agencies involved in regulating, mediating and transferring property rights.
Understanding the relationship between property rights and economic value.
3 hour end of semester examination (55%)
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
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An ability to apply a systems approach to analysing the dynamics of rights and obligations in owned environments.
Be able to understand the economic, regulatory and social factors affecting the use of environments.
Skills in analysing, reporting on and discussing issues relevant to this subject.
Bachelor of Environments |
Civil (Engineering) Systems major |
Environmental Engineering Systems major
Environmental Geographies, Politics and Cultures major
Environments Discipline subjects
Geomatics (Geomatic Engineering) major
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