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Area/Catalogue
ECON 2013

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
167662

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To provide students with an introduction to the economic and geographical analysis of property and property markets.

Course content

Characteristics and function of property markets and their role in an economic system; demand and supply factors influencing property markets; property market cycles and government intervention; theory of urban land rent, land use and land value; concepts of highest and best use; foundations of real property value; valuation approaches and methods; models of urban structure; nature of housing markets, urban decay and regeneration; planning for housing, transport and infrastructure; demography and forecasting.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MATH 1053 Quantitative Methods for Business
ECON 1008 Principles of Economics
BUSS 1055 Discovering Opportunities in Property

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 1.5 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x NA

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Report 2500 words 50% NA
Examination NA 50% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Report 2500 words 50% NA
Examination NA 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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