You can take the Graduate Diploma in Property Valuation either full-time over one year or part-time over two years – whatever suits you and your career best.
Either way you will undertake eight core courses covering all the fundamentals of property valuation, preparing you for career development or change.
Students may vary subject selection in consultation with the course coordinator.
1-year Graduate Diploma in Property Valuation
|Property Law (PG)Core||12.5|
Property Law (PG)
Overview of the legal system in Australia: The concept of property and ownership in Australia Comparative land policy The general law and the Torrens land registration systems The legal nature of land: improvements, fixtures and chattels Encumbrances: easements, restrictive covenants, right Co-ownership: subdivision, joint tenancy in common Licenses and leases Contract, tort and agency Occupier's liability Impact of heritage legislation
Detailed Information ABPL90041
This subject aims to give students the knowledge and skills to be able to operate as a property professional in the area of development advice and decision making in property development. It comprises: the development process and the major players; time value of money; the decision to build; property market research and analysis; appreciation of investment and market valuation methods; development appraisal including residual analysis and cash flow modelling; price and worth; risk, return and risk analysis.
Detailed Information ABPL90026
|Property Markets and ValuationsCore||12.5|
Property Markets and Valuations
This Masters level subject is designed to introduce the fundamental concepts required for understanding how property markets function and/or operate, as well as the basic valuation techniques required for determining the value of real property. It serves both the new 300 point Master of Property and the Graduate Diploma of Property Valuation, which are courses taught within the Melbourne School of Design. This is a foundation subject and is meant for students who are relatively new to the property education. The emphasis of this subject is to introduce students to the main systems and relationships which govern the operation of property markets, with particular reference to the valuation ...
Detailed Information ABPL90274
|The Economies of Cities and RegionsCore||12.5|
The Economies of Cities and Regions
This subject explores planning and policy making for productive and competitive urban settlements by investigating the economic drivers, activities, and interrelationships of cities and regions. You will examine how making and moving of goods, services, and jobs shapes the vitality, structure and governance of cities and regions. Complex planning issues, requiring judgements about the competing demands of economic development and social needs, are associated with the growth and decline of sectors and places in their particular urban contexts. Various economic perspectives and examples are used to show and interpret how urban activities and sectors – such as manufacturing, transport, servi...
Detailed Information ABPL90246
|Statutory Valuation (PG)Core||12.5|
Statutory Valuation (PG)
Valuation for statutory purposes including rating. Examination of all taxes affecting property, including land tax. Compulsory acquisition and compensation.
Detailed Information ABPL90045
|Advanced Property AnalysisCore||12.5|
Advanced Property Analysis
This subject builds on property fundamentals and focuses on research in the real estate market. The subject aims to give you a range of applied skills in advanced property analysis, such as: Contemporary consideration in valuation of specialist properties (e.g. rural properties, shopping centres, retirement homes, leisure centres, resorts, easements, etc); Advanced financial analysis; Composition and functioning of the property lending market; Property lenders and lending products; The determination (and assessment of major determinants) of lending interest rate; Contemporary risk issues; Measurement of returns.
Detailed Information ABPL90011
The subject provides a broad overview of a range of topics relevant to the Australian construction industry, including the regulatory framework, construction materials and technology, construction documentation, geotechnical engineering, building structures, construction management and economics, and building inspections and faults. Building mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, fire, transportation and communication services and controls are also covered. The subject addresses issues in the context of residential, commercial and industrial buildings, and includes site visits. The intention of this subject is to provide a broad introduction to the industry, with construction systems base, in...
Detailed Information ABPL90029
|Property Resources and ManagementCore||12.5|
Property Resources and Management
This subject aims to provide a range of applied skills to operate as a property professional in the area of property valuation and management. The subject examines: ownership and use perspectives as they apply to investment, valuation and management of real property as a business; property classes, market sectors and specialised properties; managing the physical asset in the various ownership and use scenarios, including legal, OHS, risk management, environmental and market demands; lease income and management. The application of quantitative methods in analysis will be emphasised. These will include: discounted cashflow analysis, real estate finance and financial analysis, post taxatio...
Detailed Information ABPL90275