SRQ764 - Building Project Evaluation


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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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

Trimester 2: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin plus 5 x 1 hour online seminars per trimester.


This unit examines the processes and techniques used in property development appraisal and the economic evaluation of building projects. Students will learn about the development process, property investment, feasibility studies, property markets, project finance, taxation and risk analysis. Students will analyse the multi-disciplinary nature of the development process and the relationship between design decisions and the total cost of building projects as they prepare detailed development appraisals and feasibility studies within the context of property markets and the built environment business ecology. Learning and assessment activities will enable students appreciation of the role that project financing arrangements play in influencing the size, scale and success of building project developments. The implications of various factors including taxation, regulation, international financial markets and social and business networks are examined in relation to development risk analysis and decision making.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

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