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International Property Development B (ABPL90040)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeABPL90040
Availability(Quotas apply)
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A series of case studies conducted in following centres in China (Shanghai and Beijing), over two intensive weeks (China: July 8 to July 19, 2019). Case studies are to be carried out in groups. They will cover a range of property, construction and infrastructure topics including project inception, project finance, project valuation and 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.

Candidates are required to arrange and pay for their own travel, accommodation and incidentals. The travel cost would be about AUD 3000 (AUD 1500 for travel and AUD 1500 for accommodation, food and local travel -for either of the countries). One preferred/ recommended budget accommodation option in each of the cities will be provided.

Note: This subject includes a pre-teaching period. During the pre-teaching period students are expected to complete the course readings, review the lectures and any other course preparation as outlined on the LMS. The LMS will become available at the commencement of the pre-teaching dates. Pre teaching starts around the middle of May.

Intended learning outcomes

  • To provide an international perspective in property, construction and infrastructure;
  • To observe and record industry operations in a developing country;
  • To enable international comparisons of property and construction markets;
  • To understand alternative cultural drivers of the property and construction industries.

Generic skills

  • Case study work in teams
  • Written professional reports
  • Oral presentations
  • International experience


Last updated: 13 August 2019