Unit search

Search results

MMP311 - Advanced Property Valuation


2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.

Last updated: 2 June 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:SRP311
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Jerry Liang


Incompatible with:


Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 2 hour class per week and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars


This unit builds upon property valuation approaches developed in MMP212 Property Investment and examines a wide and diverse range of valuation methodologies. Several advanced valuation topics are examined including advanced valuation techniques for investment grade properties, valuation of specialised properties such as hotels, rural properties and retirement villages, and specialised areas in property valuation such as plant and equipment valuations. Advanced research methods are also examined including independently undertaking research on a topic related to specialised property valuation.


These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes


Apply advanced valuation theories and techniques to value investment properties, especially commercial properties.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO5: Problem solving


Critically evaluate and apply different valuation approaches and sources of information necessary to value special properties.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking


Independently undertake research on a specialised topic related to property valuation and present it as an academic report.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO6: Self management


Prepare a conference paper for Property professionals.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO2: Communication


These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year


Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week 
Assessment 1: (Individual) Report - (Research) - Report on research for a special/specialised property 2500 words 25% Week 5
Assessment 2: (Individual) Report (Business) - Valuation report for a special/specialised property 2500 words 25% Week 10
Closed Book Examination 2 hours 50% Exam period

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the available marks in the examination

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMP311 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

Unit Fee Information

Click on the fee link below which describes you: