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Property Case Studies (ABPL30059)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeABPL30059
Semester 1
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This is a final year Bachelor of Environments subject, undertaken in a seminar studio based environment. It consolidates students’ prior learning of property concepts and principles, property markets, property valuation, statutory planning, feasibility and investment evaluation and finance. Featuring real-world case studies of income producing commercial property investments and property development projects, it will nurture the student’s interest and understanding of complex technical and financial processes related to property. The case studies will demonstrate the requirement and skills associated with the management of a wide range of professions and entities necessary to develop and manage commercial property investments and developments.

Intended learning outcomes

Students in this subject will have the ability to research, analyse, critique and synthesise complex information related to design strategies and management, legal and planning systems and project viability options.
Studio-based exercises will allow students:

  • Understand the design processes and the role that multi-disciplinary teams play in the design and management of the built environment
  • Analyse design responses to site conditions, town planning systems, regulation and processes, to develop a deeper understanding of economic systems in the local, regional and global context.
  • Design development options in response to perceived strategic gaps as identified by social, economic, planning, legal and environmental systems.
  • Evaluate project parameters in the context of design specifications, functionality and productivity.

AND in general

  • Experience learning in the studio-based learning environment, working in groups, applying multifaceted skills through analysing real-world case studies such as an office development, industrial property development and multi-density residential development.

Generic skills

The following skills will be developed in this subject:

  • Analytical skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Drawing(s) reading skills.
  • Research skills.
  • Team relationship skills

Last updated: 6 August 2019