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Unit details

MMP406 - Research Paradigms in Property and Real Estate

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Cohort rule:

(for Bachelor of Property and Real Estate (Honours) students only)

Unit chair:

R Reed

Prerequisite:

MMP222 or MMP321

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This Property and Real Estate Honours unit is designed to provide the specialist skills related to the theoretical, policy, evaluative and research frameworks that underpin the property profession.  Research in the property and real estate discipline requires a unique approach and an in-depth understanding is fundamental to undertaking a successful research project in this international area.  This unit aims to provide students with the background to conducting research in property and real estate, especially with reference to the availability and reliability of information.  This area can be adversely affected by variables such as time, therefore requiring a unique approach to research projects.  The unit will assist to prepare students to complete an Honours thesis in property and real estate by examining previous case studies and research projects, as well as reviewing varying approaches and challenges faced when collecting and analysing property and real estate data.

Assessment

Written Assignment 1 (Journal Article Identification and Examination) 2000 words 25%, Written Assignment 2 (Journal Article Critical Review) 2000 words 25%, Written Assignment 3 (Literature Review) 4000 words 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1283$1283$2672$2837

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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