MGMT 1001 Introduction to Property

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200601

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Description Introduction to Property comprises six main topic areas. The first section covers the various professions within the property industry with particular emphasis on the valuation profession. The second section covers land law and legal concepts concerning property. The third section addresses issues in property development controls and planning. The fourth section concentrates on the areas of academic and industry report writing. This section also addresses the areas of academic study, lecture procedures and examination technique. The fifth section covers topics in relation to residential valuation and introduces methodologies for valuing more advanced properties as well as the skills required for collecting data for valuation purposes. The sixth section introduces students to mathematics required for later valuation units.

School Business

Discipline Valuation

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Equivalent Subjects LGYC 1563 - Introduction to Property


External offerings for this subject are only available to students who are enrolled in a Property program or field of study.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Explain the role and extent of the property professions;
  2. Identify, collect, collate and interpret the relevant types and sources of property data;
  3. Apply industry reporting standards and ethics;
  4. Use verbal communication skills appropriate to the property context.

Subject Content

- The property industry
- land Law and legal concepts concerning property
- Issues in property development controls and planning
- academic and industry report writing
- valuation maths
- ethics and property


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Presentation 2 minute video 10 N Individual
Report 2,500 words excluding appendices, photos, graphics, tables and figures. 30 N Individual
Final Exam 2 hours 60 Y Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Australian Property Institute 2007, Valuation principles and practice, 2nd edn, Canberra

Teaching Periods

Autumn (2024)

Parramatta City - Macquarie St


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