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PO3504: INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE (2017-2018)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26


Course Overview

This course examines international property markets and institutions from the perspectives of users, investors and real estate service providers. The course incorporates the study of specific national markets and is focused primarily on the regions of Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The course includes field study and the completion of a strategic investment report pertaining to a major UK property market.

 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Yuan Zhao

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course examines international property markets from the perspectives of users, investors and real estate service providers. It also incorporates the study of specific national markets, focusing on those in the regions of Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.

Associated Costs

There is a compulsory 3-day London field trip for PO3504 International Real Estate module.

Students are responsible for making their own way to and from London, and subsistence during their stay – their choice of transport, eg train or plane. Hotels, local travel are covered by the School during the trip.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MA Accountancy-Real Estate
  • MA Business Management-Real Estate
  • MA Finance-Real Estate
  • MA Real Estate

Contact Teaching Time

53 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (60%). Two pieces of in-course assessment, comprising an essay (20%) and a report (20%), each of which is 2,000 words.
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment

This will take place through tutorial discussions and exercises to be attempted in advance.

Feedback

Students will receive individual written feedback on their written coursework.
They will also receive outline answers to selected practice exercises as well as verbal feedback in the course of tutorial discussions.

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