MMP111 - Introduction to Property


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour on-campus lecture (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hour on-campus seminar (recordings provided) each week

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1 hour recorded lecture provided and 1 x 2 hour online seminar (recordings provided) each week


This unit aims to give students a general introduction into the property market, property valuation and the role property plays in a today’s economy. It introduces the concept of real property and improvements to land; highest and best use, property and the economy; a broad overview of property markets and sub-markets; an introduction to property management, stages of property development and the stakeholders; urban economics, sustainability and planning. On completion of Introduction to Property students should be able to: 

  • Place property in the context of the built environment, urban planning, the investment environment,   
  • Appreciate the concept of real property & improvements on land. 
  • Gain a broad understanding of property sectors, markets and sub-markets. 
  • Be aware property finance, tax of the broad legal and economic aspects of property valuation. 
  • Appreciate the basic concepts of investment, yield including the essentials of basic financial mathematics. 
  • Recognise the importance of urban economics in the growth of cities and urban areas. 

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: students must successfully complete the professional literacy module (EDL) to gain access to the assignment dropbox

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