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CL08 - Associate Degree of Property

Overview

Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to property economics sufficient to enter into employment as an assistant property economist. You will be introduced to the theory and practice of most aspects of Property Economics. The course includes contact with the Property Economics industry and practical experience in solving Property Economics problems. The course articulates into the Bachelor of Property Degree to provide a complete bachelor level qualification suitable for pursuing professional recognition as a Property Economist.

Career Information

A variety of junior positions within the property industry exist for graduates of the associate degree. These include property management, assistant property valuers, positions within the property development and facility management areas. Progression to senior roles in Property Economics would require additional study to gain a Bachelor of Property or equivalent.

Course Details
Duration 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 96
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Undergraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) ADProp
AQF Level Level 6: Associate Degree

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
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Entry Requirements

Domestic students

Prerequisites: nil

International students

International students should visit www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information including English language requirements.

Security Requirements
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Health Requirements
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Assumed Knowledge

English and mathematics

Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation

This course will not be accredited by external professional bodies. It does form part of an accreditation pathway by providing advanced entry into the Bachelor of Property which is accredited by the Australian Property Institute.

Learned Society Accreditiation

nil.

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Predicted Enrolments

Year Number of Students
First Year 1
Second year 1
Third Year 1
Core Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Elective Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Demonstrate a general understanding of the property economics body of knowledge
  • 2. Apply property economics theory related practice and scholarship to solve practical general property economics problems
  • 3. Identify and respond to general ethical issues in property economics practice
  • 4. Communicate effectively in a selection of academic, non-specialist and professional contexts.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4
1. KNOWLEDGE Have broad theoretical and technical knowledge with some depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to identify, analyse and evaluate information and concepts from a range of sources
3. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative thinking skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge and ideas with some depth in a discipline
4. SKILLS Have cognitive, communication and analytical skills to interpret and transmit responses to sometimes complex problems
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to make a clear and coherent presentation of knowledge and ideas with some intellectual independence
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in paraprofessional practice
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to adapt knowledge and skills in a range of contexts and/or for further studies in one or more disciplines
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to adapt fundamental principles, concepts and techniques to known and unknown situations
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning and work and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Valuation Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Demonstrate an understanding of the Property Economics body of knowledge
  • 2. Critically apply property economics theory and scholarship to solve practical Property Valuation problems
  • 3. Identify and respond to ethical issues in Property Economics practice
  • 4. Effectively communicate in a range of academic, non-specialist and professional contexts.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4
1. KNOWLEDGE Have broad theoretical and technical knowledge with some depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to identify, analyse and evaluate information and concepts from a range of sources
3. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative thinking skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge and ideas with some depth in a discipline
4. SKILLS Have cognitive, communication and analytical skills to interpret and transmit responses to sometimes complex problems
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to make a clear and coherent presentation of knowledge and ideas with some intellectual independence
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in paraprofessional practice
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to adapt knowledge and skills in a range of contexts and/or for further studies in one or more disciplines
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to adapt fundamental principles, concepts and techniques to known and unknown situations
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning and work and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Associate Degree of Property is suitable for students who seek a general qualification in property economics sufficient for taking a junior position in a property economics related occupational area. Graduates of the associate degree may obtain advanced entry into the Bachelor of Property with credits of sixteen units to complete the educational requirements for full professional recognition as a property economist.

A minimum of four units must be taken from the following which have not been taken previously:

Available units
Students may choose to do any of the following:
BLAR12057 Commercial Construction
FINC19011 Business Finance
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
FINC19016 Retirement and Superannuation
FINC19019 Insurance Planning
PROP19004 Rural Property Valuation

The remainder of the 8 electives may be made up of any of the following which have not been taken previously:

Available units
Students may choose to do any of the following:
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
PROP13001 Property Development
PROP13002 Property Management
PROP19001 Statutory Valuation
PROP19003 Advanced Property Valuation
FINC13001 Estate Planning
FINC19020 Financial Plan Construction
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Associate Degree of Property (Valuation) major includes all of the key property units from the Bachelor of Property. These constitute the required educational components of certification as a certified practising valuer with the Australian Property Institute (API). In addition to these, graduates will require additional study equivalent to a complete bachelor degree. This will normally be achieved by enrolling in the Bachelor of Property where the associate degree will result in advanced standing of sixteen units.

Valuation major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
PROP19004 Rural Property Valuation
BLAR12057 Commercial Construction
FINC19011 Business Finance
PROP13001 Property Development
PROP13002 Property Management
PROP19001 Statutory Valuation
PROP19003 Advanced Property Valuation
More Details
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