|Prerequisites for Module|
Aims of Module
To examine sources and types of property finance as well as a variety of funding arrangements. To enable the student to analyse and deal with risk associated with property investments. To introduce the student to aspects of project management. To familiarise the student with the basic structure of leases.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
The module will examine the different modes of providing finance as critical input in developing projects. The different partnership arrangements are analysed to determine their financial implications. Some of the arrangements involve local authorities. The risk associated with property investment is anlysed together with a number of strategies specifically designed to manage it. The Modern Portfolio theory is employed to examine the risk of a portfolio and optimal allocation, while the Capital Asset Pricing Model deals with the trade-off between risk and return and asset pricing. The module also identifies the basic terms of a lease and assesses their implications for property investment and management.
|Indicative Student Workload|
Mode of Delivery
Self-directed learning from web-based learning materials. Access to online support will be available.
Component 1: Coursework will consist of a report/study project (70%)relating to the module content. It provides the opportunity for the student to apply their learning in a practical context. Students will be required to contribute to on-line discussions, individual contributions being assessed by tutors and peers (30%).