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SSUD71-126: Property Finance and Investment

Description

This subject equips students with a detailed understanding of corporate finance including capital raisings, private equity, and restructuring. Tax issues are also covered including technical application and effects on risk management. The subject also describes the origins and history of REITs and examines real property as an asset class over the economic and investment cycles. The application of portfolio theory is also covered and focuses on the role of real property assets in both listed and unlisted forms in creating a diversified portfolio. Specific industry topics are analysed including capital structure, REIT fund evaluation and performance measurement and property debt securitisation.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: SSUD71-126
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Architecture
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,860.00

Learning objectives

1. Demonstrate a range of theoretical and practical skills for understanding and applying financial knowledge to real property transactions. 1. Demonstrate a range of theoretical and practical skills for understanding and applying financial knowledge to real property transactions. 2. Exercise an interdisciplinary approach to apply traditional and innovative financial solutions. 2. Exercise an interdisciplinary approach to apply traditional and innovative financial solutions. 3. Gain insight into modern portfolio theory and its application to real estate markets. 3. Gain insight into modern portfolio theory and its application to real estate markets. 4. Understand the history and composition of the diverse REIT industry. 4. Understand the history and composition of the diverse REIT industry. 5. Understand how REIT funds operate and the various structures used to manage funds in the industry. 5. Understand how REIT funds operate and the various structures used to manage funds in the industry. 6. Demonstrate how real estate funds raise capital and the debt securitisation process. 6. Demonstrate how real estate funds raise capital and the debt securitisation process. 7. Evaluate real estate funds’ performance. 7. Evaluate real estate funds’ performance.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions:

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 12/09/2022
    Subject start: 12/09/2022
    Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
    Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
    Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
    Teaching census: 07/10/2022
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
Semester start: 12/09/2022
Subject start: 12/09/2022
Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
Teaching census: 07/10/2022